Rural School Methods

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C. Scribner's sons, 1925 - Rural schools - 453 pages
 

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Page 131 - There was an old woman who lived In a shoe, She had so many children, she didn't know what to do. She gave them some broth without any bread, She whipped them all soundly and put them to bed.
Page 434 - When used to cover a casket, the Flag should be placed so that the union is at the head and over the left shoulder. The Flag should not be lowered into the grave nor allowed to touch the ground. The casket should be carried foot first.
Page 425 - Water-American," as they called me, was stronger than themselves who drank strong beer. We had an alehouse boy who attended always in the house to supply the workmen. My companion at the press drank every day a pint before breakfast, a pint at breakfast with his bread and cheese, a pint between breakfast and dinner, a pint at dinner, a pint in the afternoon about six o'clock, and another when he had done his day's work.
Page 425 - I endeavored to convince him that the bodily strength afforded by beer could only be in proportion to the grain or flour of the barley dissolved in the water of which it was made ; that there was more flour in a pennyworth of bread ; and therefore, if he could eat that with a pint of water, it would give him more strength than a quart of beer.
Page 420 - Then you value your place in heaven very cheap ; for I am sure you can, with the offer I make, get the seventy or eighty dollars for four or five months
Page 435 - The salute to the flag In the moving column should be rendered at the moment the flag passes. SEC. 6. That when the national anthem Is played and the flag Is not displayed, all present should stand and face toward the music. Those In uniform should salute at the first note of the anthem, retaining this position until the last note. All others should stand at attention, men removing the headdress. When the flag is displayed, all present should face the flag and salute.
Page 435 - Raise the right hand smartly till the tip of the forefinger touches the lower part of the headdress or forehead above the right eye, thumb and fingers extended and joined, palm to the left, forearm inclined at about 45, hand and wrist straight; at the same time look toward the person saluted. (TWO) Drop the arm smartly by the side. For rules governing salutes, see " Honors and Salutes,
Page 192 - Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet, Eating her curds and whey. Along came a spider and sat down beside her, And frightened Miss Muffet away!
Page 420 - I propose is, that you shall go to work " tooth and nail," for somebody who will give you money for it. Let father and your boys take charge of...
Page 418 - You are one of Pinkerton's men, I presume," he said. He had gathered from my mysterious manner that I was a detective. I knew what he was thinking, and it made me worse. "No, not from Pinkerton's," I said, seeming to imply that I came from a rival agency.

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