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 The alphabet in rhyme
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Title: Footsteps on the road to learning, or, The alphabet in rhyme
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 Material Information
Title: Footsteps on the road to learning, or, The alphabet in rhyme
Alternate Title: Alphabet in rhyme
Physical Description: 16 p. : ill. ; 12 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Babcock, Sidney, 1797?-1884 ( Publisher )
Publisher: Published by S. Babcock
Place of Publication: New Haven
Publication Date: 1849
 Subjects
Subject: Readers (Elementary)   ( lcsh )
Alphabet rhymes -- 1849   ( rbgenr )
Primers (Instructional books) -- 1849   ( rbgenr )
Chapbooks -- 1849   ( rbgenr )
Publishers' paper bindings (Binding) -- 1849   ( rbbin )
Publishers' advertisements -- 1849   ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1849
Genre: Alphabet rhymes   ( rbgenr )
Primers (Instructional books)   ( rbgenr )
Chapbooks   ( rbgenr )
Publishers' paper bindings (Binding)   ( rbbin )
Publishers' advertisements   ( rbgenr )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Connecticut -- New Haven
 Notes
General Note: Title vignette.
General Note: Date on cover, 1850.
Funding: Brittle Books Program
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00001661
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature in the Department of Special Collections and Area Studies, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved, Board of Trustees of the University of Florida.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002251225
oclc - 20433070
notis - ALK2989

Table of Contents
    Front Cover
        Front Cover
    Title Page
        Page 1
    Frontispiece
        Page 2
    The alphabet in rhyme
        Page 3
        Page 4
        Page 5
        Page 6
        Page 7
        Page 8
        Page 9
        Page 10
        Page 11
        Page 12
        Page 13
        Page 14
        Page 15
        Page 16
    Back Cover
        Back Cover
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FOOTSTEPS
ON THE

ROAD TO LEARNING;
OR THE
Alphabet in Rhyme.




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NEW HAVEN.
PUBLISHED BY S. BABCOCK.
1850.


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FOOTSTEPS


ON THE


ROAD TO LEARNING;

OR THE

ALPHABET IN RHYME.


I've got a new Book, full of fine pictures, too!
And now I will try to read it all through ;
Thus showing Mamma how good I can be,
And how well I remember my A, B, C, D.

NEW HAVEN.
PUBLISHED BY S. BABCOCK.

1849.









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THE ALPHABET IN RHYME.




A.E. BOY.
AaBb da Bb
A is for Ass, for Ape, and for Ark,
As well as for Ant and for Ann;
is foi Boy, for Bat, and for Bark,
For Sag, and for Bed, and for
Brap.



COW.. 'DOG.
Cc Cc 'Dd Dd
is for Cow, for Calf, and for Cart,
For Cot, and for Cat, and forCake;
is for Dog, for Dame, and for Dart,
And also for Duck and for Drake.
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ALPHABET IN RHYME. 5



ELK. FROG.
Ee Ee Ff Ff
E is for Eye, for Ear and for East,
For Elk, and for Eel, and for End;
Fis for Fire, for Fan, and for Feast,
For Fox, and for Frank, and for
Friend.



GIRL. HORSE.

Gg Gg Wh Hh
s is for Girl, for Grate, and for Gull;
, ForGo, and for Gun, and forGate,
is for Hen, for Hop, and for Hull,
For Hat, and for Hut, and for
Hate.





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ALPHABET IN RHYME. 7



IBEX. JACKAL.
Ii ii Jj Jj
Sis for Ink, for Idler, for Inn,
For Ibex, foi' Ice, and for Ill;
Jis for Jug, for John, and for Jim,
For Jig, and for Jack, and for Jill.



KITE. LAMB.
Kk Kk LI LI
Kis for Kite, for Kid, and for Key,
For Kiss, and for Keg, and for
Keep;
Sis for Lamb, for Lad, and for Lee,
For Lip, and for Leg, and for
Leap.





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ALPHABET IN RHYME.


MAN. NEST.
Mm Mm Nn ,-In
is for Mask, for Mary, and Mail,
For Man, and for Map, and for
Moon;
Nis for Nose, for Net, and for Nail,
For Nut, and forr Nest, and for
Noon.



SOX. PLOW.

Oo Oo Pp Pp
O is for Old, fr Owl, and for Out,
For Qx, and for Oar, and for Oak;
is for Play, for Pin, and for Pout,
And also for Pen, Pig, and Pork.
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ALPHABET IN RHYME.


QUINCE. ROSE.
Qq Qq Rr Rr
Sis for Quiet, for Quiver, and Quill,
For Quick, and for Queen, and
for Quack -
is for Rabbit, for Rat, and for Rill,
For Rose, and for Ring, and for
Rack.



SNAKE.. TUB.
Ys Tt Tt
8 is for See, for Ship, and for Shop,
For Sister, for Star and for Sun;
T is for Tree, for Ten, and for Top,
For Tub, and for-Toad, and for
Tun.
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SALPHAE'ET IN RHYME.


URUS. VINE.
Uu U1t Vv %V
Uis for Urchin, for Urus, for Urn,
For Use, and for Up, and for Us;
V is for Vend, for Visit, and Vein,
SFor Vine, and for Vat, and for
Vice.



WHALE. XERXES.
ww "y, Xx.Xx
W is for Wagon, for Wig, and for
Wing, '
For Whale, and for Wine, and for
Wrist,
is for Xerxes, a famous old king,
But for words not a very long list.
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ALPHABET IN RHYME. 15



YOKE. ZEBRA.

Yy Yy z Zz
Y is for Yoke, for You and for Yell,
For Youth, and for Year, and
for Yeast;
Z is for Zebra, for Zany, and Zeal,'
For Zephyr, for Zone, and for
Zest.


& and 4 and
is a character often times used,
In place of the word A-N-D,
And though not a letter 'tis never re-
fused
A place in the A-B-C.





16 ALPHABET IN RHYME.
The twenty-six letters have now all
been named,
And I hope you will learn them at
once;
Indeed, if you don't you will need
be ashamed
To be known for a very great dunce.


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BABCOCK S
No. 3 TOY BOOKS,
NEW SERIES,
MORAL, INSTRUCTIVE, AND
ENTERTAINING,
ALL BEAUTIFULLY

SITH
SUPERIOR
ENGRAVINGS.
EDITED BY
THOMAS TELLER.

CHILDREN'S BOOKS
OF
EVERY DESCRIPTION
CONSTANTLY PUBLISHING.




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