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SHEY started off in the morning's dawnSTo search for Toy-town;They walked and they walked 'til night came down,But none of them got to Toy-town.tr:Li-I-~But none of them got to Toy-town.
With hair all out of curl.Her pinafore is stained with grass,Her hands with berries red;Best pick her up and trot her oil,And drop her into bed.
"GOOD MORNING, HOW-D'YER-DO?"
PRAY let mn introduce you to our old friend, Mr. JinksL". He always smiles this cheerfulsmile no matter what he thinks.I wouldn't shake him by the hand, or touch his pipe, or hat,For, though he smiles so sweetly. he migit get wild aa that.But baby musn't be afraid, he's only made of snow,He really cannot speak a word, not even,, "yes," or "no.'And when the sun gets bright and hot you know he'll melt away,His pipe drop down, his hat fall off,-then what will baby say ?For Jack and me made him while you were fast asleep,We shoveled up a lot of snow until we had a heap,And then, we took. a little stick and made his nose and eyes,Then put a pipe between his lips, and called him your surprise.
QJBEENSOF TIHE 6UB3R UB-A-DUB-DUB,All day we scrub,To get them white and clean;Then spread them smoothlyon the grass,A nice little task for a neatlittle lass p ^ " ^ ^,Who stefs like a fairy ,',queen., A .Trotity-trot,We'll pack the lot,And take them into town.The laces, linens, 'kerchiefs white,Are all neatly ironed, a bonny sight,As everyone mus own.Slippity-slip,Back they trip,Work is Over to-day,And nightie-gowns, and two little bedsAre waiting for two little curly heads,Too tired to think of play.7 "
0o MY LlOVE.WROTE a letter to my love,But on the way I dropped it;The reason was, I had a hole,Right in my little pocket.I wrote another to my love,And this is what I said,"I think I'll write a letter, dear,S All out of my own head."And then I read it overSI And scratched out the last part,-And put instead, "I think I'll writeIt all out of my /eart."".:'i<'.:-2:0:M
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FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET.FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET.A stands for APPLE,Right off the fruit tree,So nice to be eatenBy you and by me,B stands for BERRIES,Of dark and bright hue, tSo pleasing to look at,And good to eat, too.C stands for CHERRIES,That grow up so high,So sweet when we get them,SSo rich in a pie.D stands for DATE-PALM,A tall, graceful tree;The fruit in big bundlesYou often may see.
FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET.E is the EVERGREEN,Explained by its name,A. In Summer and WinterExactly the same.F is the FERN plant,So graceful it looks, 4/Which many girls gather,And press in their books.G is the GRAPE fruit,That grows on a vine;We eat it in clusters,And drink it in wine.H is the HOLLY,Whose leaves are so green,And red are its berries,As ever were seen.
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FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET."I is the Ivy,On stone walls it grows,And there it clings closely,Though hard the wind blows.J is the JASMINE,So fair and so sweet,That covers our porches,And shuts out the street."K stands for KIDNEY,A kind of a bean,To cook for the table,And fatten the lean.L stands for LILY,So gracefull and white;May we, like the lily,Be pure in God's sight I
SAND GAqES.ATTY-CAKE, patty-cake, baker's man,Pat down the sand as fast as you can.Then, turn it out quickly arid bake in the sun,And sell it to mamma for nice current bun.That big one is five cents, the next one is three,These two little ones are for Nanny and me,But just in a minute we'll have this one doneBaked nice and hard in the rays of the sun., -*t -y--'-l -----~ .....- ,g
ri(HE HILDIEN'S ROAH'S ." IT-A-PATTER, pit-a-patter, The shore is where you see those trees,Hear the rain come down. The house, and that big cow,It's going to rain so dr/eadful hard, We had to leave.her, 'cause there wasWe're 'fraid'twill flood the town. No roon from steri to bow;And so like Noah, we've an ark For Jackie-boy he took: my horse,Made of a great big tray; His donkey, !amb, and doll.A-floating on the hearth-rug, And, counting Jackie-boy and me,.We'll sail about all day. The ark is pretty full.IHe almost cried to leave that cow,For, do you know, I thinkHe really b'!ieves we'll have a flood,And is afraid she'll sink.You see, he isn't very bigAnd b'lieves most what you say,But I don't mind, 'cause a.l the funIs b'lieving what you play.
CARLO IN TROUBLE.
FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET.M is the Moss-RosE,How proudly it stands:,But thorns with its blossomsMay hurt little hands.N stands for NUTs, boys,The squirrel's delight,And good to be eatenSome cold Winter. night.g0 O is the ORANGE,Peeled ready for use;How pleasant to eat it,And suck its sweet juice!P is for PINEAPPLE,Brought from the South,And ready to melt inA good boy's mouth.
L ITTLE Miss Vanity, dressed in her best,Is waiting in state for a much longed for guest;'Tis little Miss Gossip, who lives on the block,Who is coming to tea when it's just five o'clock.
FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET.Q stands for QuINcEs,So hard on the trees;When Mother preserves themThe children they please.R is the ROSE, girls,The queen of all flowers;With beauty and fragranceIt brightens the hours.S stands for STRAWBERRIES,So red and so sweet;With cream and with sugar,How luscious to eat!T stands for TOMATO,So useful for food;'Tis juicy and pulpy,And wholesome and good.
FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET.U for the root ofThe UNICORN plant,And sometimes, when sick,'Tis just what you want.V stands for one ofOur beautiful VINES,Which climbs by its tendrils,And lovingly twines.W for the grainKnown to farmers as WHEAT,Giving the flour"For the bread that you eat.X stands for XANTHUS,A beautiful plant,With blossoms as yellowAs chrome-yellow paint.
FRUIT AND FLOWER ALPHABET.Y stands for YuccA,Which grows in the swamp,"And gives us gay flowersWhich feed on the dampZ stands for ZINNIA,As here you may see;A plant which will give usThe last letter, Z.1 2 3 45678 9
"gi, mother," "-: .milk,STeand cool%Ohiy A big bowl of bread and 4( An bed, with dowxniest ""'KL-pti--.^ ^ i ^^z s ^ f! :.**
CAINNING 6HEIEI BIEAD.B USY li ttle workersIn among the grain.My I But minutes fly so,'Tis luncheon time again!Bread and cheese and kissesThat is what they eat.In among the wheat-stalksNothing tastes so sweet.Busy little workers"Get to work again,Search in every cornerOf the field for grain.Tie the stalks together,Isn't it a load?-.Three happy little childrenGo singing down the road.
BULLFROG TALK.CRODUNK, crodunk! I'mthe wisest frogThat ever lived in this muddyS bog.I know the world, though.,they say I'm green,For I see it all behind ascreen.Crodunk, crodunk! Ikeep a school,Down in the shady,watery pool.The young ones learnto dive and swim,And then they sing a temperancehymn.Crodunk, crodunk I have a wife;But she and I ne'er meet in strife.All know I often say, " Kerchog "Which means that I'm a model frog.GRACE H. KNAPPj .. ...... t
GOOD TIMES.SING a song of Good Times,S And pockets full of toys,Four-and-twenty little girls,And just as many boys.V When the ball was opened,The fun began to reign;Dancing, shouting, ui the stairs,And down the stairs again.Some were in the parlors,Some were in the hall,When loud rang the supper-bell,And such a rush for all!E. S. TUCKER.
r ISi -4WHO'LL 6AIqE A IG6 IGE ?KING the bell,Ding-dong-dell,Here we go up and downWe're balanced true,We'll see you throughAs far as London-town.
A UAI I ELING." T isn't fair ""Well, I don'tcare,"I'm going to havesome fun;And when IsplashAway you dash,-.- usl like a girlto run!""Now don't, I say! And so they getI'll go away Still angrier yet,And never play with you !" Until a wave of blue,"Run off, that's right, Comes dashing on,My! you're a fright,, And splashing on, [through 1Now, why don't you, boo.-hoo ?" And wets each,, through and"What a dear little dog!-" "What a dear little baby!"
THE LION'S DREAM.
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