The Beacon First-sixth Reader, Volume 2

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Page 35 - Suppose you're dressed for walking, And the rain comes pouring down; Will it clear off any sooner Because you scold and frown? And wouldn't it be nicer For you to smile than pout, And so make sunshine in the house When there is none without?
Page 158 - A fair little girl sat under a tree, Sewing as long as her eyes could see; Then smoothed her work and folded it right, And said, "Dear work, good night, good night!
Page 81 - BED IN SUMMER IN winter I get up at night And dress by yellow candle-light. In summer, quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day. I have to go to bed and see The birds still hopping on the tree, Or hear the grown-up people's feet Still going past me in the street. And does it not seem hard to you, When all the sky is clear and blue, And I should like so much to play, To have to go to bed by day...
Page 135 - All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful. The Lord God made them all. Each little flower that opens, Each little bird that sings, He made their glowing colors, He made their tiny wings.
Page 165 - Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield : but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied.
Page 90 - We swim," said the two : So they swam and they leaped where the stream runs blue. Over in the meadow, in a hole in a tree, Lived a mother blue-bird and her little birdies three. " Sing ! " said the mother ; " We sing," said the three : So they sang, and were glad, in the hole in the tree.
Page 135 - The cold wind in the winter, The pleasant summer sun, The ripe fruits in the garden, He made them every one.
Page 34 - twas Dolly's And not your head that broke? Suppose you're dressed for walking, And the rain comes pouring down, Will it clear off any sooner Because you scold and frown? And wouldn't it be nicer For you to smile than...
Page 89 - Wink ! " said the mother ; "I wink," said the one; So she winked and she blinked In the sand, in the sun. Over in the meadow, Where the stream runs blue, Lived an old mother fish And her little fishes two. " Swim ! " said the mother ; "We swim...
Page 77 - Then the Queen began to weep and cry, so that the manikin pitied her. " I will give you three days' time," said he; "if by that time you find out my name, then shall you keep your child.

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