The illustrated English reader, Book 1

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Page 9 - How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower...
Page 79 - Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky.
Page 85 - All this day Thy hand has led me, — And I thank thee for thy care ; Thou hast clothed me, warmed and fed me, Listen to my evening prayer. Let my sins be all forgiven ! Bless the friends I love so well ! Take me, when I die, to heaven, Happy there with thee to dwell ! VI.
Page 48 - Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went, The lamb was sure to go. He followed her to school one day, That was against the rule; It made the children laugh and play, To see a lamb at school.
Page 79 - When the blazing sun is gone, When he nothing shines upon, Then you show your little light, Twinkle, twinkle, all the night. Then the traveller in the dark, Thanks you for your tiny spark ! He could not see which way to go, If you did not twinkle so.
Page 32 - Little deeds of kindness, Little words of love, Make our earth an Eden, Like the heaven above.
Page 57 - Little lady, this is why I sing so early in the sky. To the little birds below, I do sing a merry tune ; And I let the ploughman know He must come to labour soon. Little lady, this is why I am singing in the sky.
Page 56 - I HEAR a pretty bird, but hark ! I cannot see it anywhere. Oh ! it is a little lark, Singing in the morning air. Little lark, do tell me why You are singing in the sky...
Page 60 - I will tell you a story about a lamb. There was once a shepherd, who had a great many sheep and lambs. He took a great deal of care of them, and gave them sweet fresh grass to eat, and clear water to drink ; and if they were sick he was very good to them ; and when they climbed up a steep hill, and the lambs were tired, he used to carry them in his arms ; and when they were all eating their suppers in the field, he used to sit upon a stile, and play them a tune, and sing to them ; and so they were...
Page 20 - ... the Stork. He accordingly invited her to dinner in great form; but when it came upon* the table, the Stork found it consisted entirely of different soups, served up in broad shallow dishes, so that she could only dip in the end of her bill, but could not possibly satisfy her hunger. The Fox lapped it up very readily, and every now and then, addressing himself to his guest, desired to know how she liked her entertainment ; hoped that every thing was seasoned to her mind; and protested he was very...

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