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A stands for the Anchor we cast
in the sea,
To hold the ship fast where we
wish it to be.
B stands for the Baker who makes
men their bread,
The great staff of life on which
nations are fed.
C stands for a Chinaman; here one
Walking amidst his plantations of
D for Dromedary; o ef deserts he
And goes without water for many
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E stands for Elk, in cold countries
With Elks the American forests
tF stands for the Fruit that in sum-
mer we eat,
And find so refreshingly cooling and
G stands for Giraffe, which is able,
To eat the top leaves from the
branch of a tree.
H for Hippopotamus, savage and
By the African marshes he wanders
I stands for the Indian, with arrow
J the fierce Jaguar his weapon
K stands for Kangaroos, sitting and
Hunters to kill them a keen watch
L stands for the Lion, of forests
With terrible roaring he makes the
M stands for the Mill, where by
water's great pow'r,
The wheat is ground down to a
very fine flour.
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ALPHABET OF NATURE.
Alphabet, Anchor, Animal, Air,
Bachelor, Bulldog, Beggarman, Bear.
Chinaman, Calabash, Calamus, Corn,
Duke, Dromedary, Dairy-maid, Dawn.
Elk, Eagle, Evergreen, Engineer, Eat,
Fable, Finger-bowl, Fairy-land, Feet.
Garrison, Gate-keeper, Gallipot, Game,
Hero, Hackman, Honey-bee, Hame.
Icelander, Indian, Infant-school, Ill,
Javelin, Jack-knife, Jelly-fish, Jill.
Katy-did, Kitten, Kid-napper, King,
Lemonade, Lady, Lolly-pop, Ling.
Mackerel, Mermaid, Magistrate, Moat,
Nautilus, Nabob, Needle-gun, Note.
Oil, Ogre, Orangeman, Obelisk, Oak,
Piper, Pack-horse, Pellican, Poke.
Quit, Quarterly, Quadruped, Quince,
Rabbit, Ringdove, Raspberry, Rinse.
Sacrifice, Saddler, Sour-krout, Sack,
"Tamarind, Tabby-cat, Telegraph, Tack.
Under, Umbrella, Unlucky, Unlace,
Virgin, Vice, Violet, Viper-like, Vase.
Xylograph, Xebee, Xithias, Xyst.
Yucatan, Yellow-bird, Yataghan, Yew,
Zincograph, Zouave, Zo-o-lite, Zoo.
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N stands for a Nabob, a lord of
Who likes on strong coffee and
sweetmeats to feast.
0 stands for Ourang-outang, savage
With the strength of a giant --the
sense of a child.
p stands for the Peacock, a bird
Of feathers he sweeps on the earth
like a train.
Q stands for Quadrille, which the
little ones dance
As well, we all think, as the children
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When carrying the Laplander over
S stands for the Sea-Horse, a strange
fish is he,
Who clings to the sea-weed, and lives
in the sea.
stands for the Tiger, a terrible
That lives in the jungles and woods
of the East.
U stands for the Uhlan, a soldier
In the armies of Prussia, you'll find
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V stands for the Vulture, a fierce
bird of prey:
W for the Walrus, who sports in
X stands for the Xiphias, a sword-
fish is he,
That can pierce the thick sides of a
vessel at sea.
"y stands for the Yak, like a cow
she gives milk.
With a coat of rich cream -color,
glossy as silk.
Z stands for a Zebra, whose ele-
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