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" THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew ; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. "
A Spelling Book: Containing Exercises in Orthography, Pronunciation, and Reading - Page 104
by William Bolles - 1828
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The Wesleyan Sunday Scholar's Hymn Book

Wesleyan Methodist Sunday school department - Hymns, English - 1857 - 127 pages
...seen, admir'd, and gone ! TAYLOR.] HYMN 215. CM The Violet. 1 ~T~\OWN in a green and shady bed IIA modest violet grew ; Its stalk was bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. 2 And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colours bright and fair; It might have grac'da rosy bower, Instead...
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The Third Primary Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse. With ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1858 - 236 pages
...riv'u-lgt I've sil'ver-y bor'der-ing spor'tive live'lSng rip'ple d&n'cjug LIX.-THE VIOLET. DOWN iij a green and shady bed A modest violet grew ; Its stalk...if to hide from view. -*• And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colors bright and fair; Yet there it was content to bloom, In modest tints arrayed; And...
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The Third Primary Reader, Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse: With ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1859
...And I, like thee, must haste, Each day to do my Father's will, Nor turn one hour to waste. LIX.-THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest violet...head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colors bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bower, Instead of hiding there. Yet...
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Picture book for little children

Picture book - 1859
...you were ill, I would have read, or sown instead, And tried to keep quite still." THE SWEET YIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed, A modest violet grew;...bent, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. And I will to the garden go This pretty flower to see, That I may also learn to grow In sweet humility....
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The Little Speaker, and Juvenile Reader: Being a Collection of Pieces in ...

Charles Northend - Readers (Primary) - 1859 - 162 pages
...hint obtain, And take great care indeed, Lest I should grow as pert and vain As is this gaudy weed. THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew ; Its stalk was ber.t, it hung its head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, ^Its colors bright...
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The Glasgow infant school magazine [ed. by D. Caughie]., Volume 2

David Caughie - 1861
...nourishment from the air. What will become of the plant if we pick off the leaves? It will die. EF s THE VIOLET. Down in a green and shady bed, A mo-dest...a love-ly flow'r, Its colours bright and fair, It mighthave _ v ,ii _, im grac'da ro-sy bow'r, In-stead of hid.ing there. ing Yet there it was content...
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The Third Primary Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse. With ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1861 - 236 pages
...turn one hour to waste. riv'u-lSt I've sfl'ver-y bbVder-ing spor'tive live'lBng rtp'ple dŁn'cing LIX. -THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest...head, As if to hide from view. And yet it was a lovely flower, Its colors bright and fair ; 160 THE THIRD PRIMARY READER. Yet there it was content to bloom,...
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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...is the rea-son why the lit-tle boy has on-ly his soft na-ked skin. — Mrs. BarbaiM. LESSON III. — THE VIOLET. Down in a green and sha-dy bed, A mod-est...col-ours bright and fair ; It might have grac'da ro-sy bower, In-stead of hi-ding there. Yet there it was con-tent to bloom, In mod-est tints ar-ray'd ; And...
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Easy Rhymes and Simple Poems for Young Children

Easy rhymes - Children's poetry, English - 1864 - 160 pages
...obtain, And take great care indeed, Lest I appear as pert and vain As is this gaudy weed. JANE TAYLOR. THE VIOLET. DOWN in a green and shady bed A modest...flow'r, Its colours bright and fair ; It might have graced a rosy bow'r, Instead of hiding there. Yet there it was content to bloom, In modest tints array'd...
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The Juvenile Missionary Magazine (and Annual)., Volume 21

London missionary society - 1864
...resemble THE MODEST noWXB — that flower so fresh and fragrant— of which you haveofteusK. thus:— " Down in a green and shady bed A modest violet grew:...head, As if to hide from view ; " And yet it was a fragrant flower, Its hues so bright and fair, It might have graced a fairy bower, Instead of hiding...
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