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Title: Girls & boys name ABC
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00065457/00001
 Material Information
Title: Girls & boys name ABC
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: McLoughlin Bros., inc ( Publisher )
Publisher: McLoughlin Bro's
Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: c1889
Subject: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Conduct of life -- Juvenile poetry   ( lcsh )
Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
Children's poetry -- 1889   ( lcsh )
Alphabet books -- 1889   ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1889
Genre: Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
Alphabet books   ( rbgenr )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- New York -- New York
General Note: An alphabet book in verse.
General Note: Title from cover illustrated in colors.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
 Record Information
Bibliographic ID: UF00065457
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 - 002256924
notis - ALK9708
oclc - 17817758

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A stands for ALFRED, ain Arctihcr is he,
So fond of his bow and his Arrow,
That Arthur cries out, \What are you about?
I hope you don't thin k I'm a sparrow I"

Is fOr BELLk-a -eaut\ indo-d-
ho drcsss i silks and inc laces,
S.ecr play;a--i erthat al. ,
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Anl ne\er pla; B:all xvith BEkrth~a at all,
.... ..jOIu ns iii the B .c\.cl races.:

o is for CLARA who lives
on a farm,,
Where the Cows oarnam through
fields of sweet clover,

And huw you would laugh
-" to see the young Calf
Go frisking and frolick-

D) is for DAVID who beats on a Drum,
With a rub-a-dub-dub-and a rattle;

,,.One lay, when with Edi in out fishing,
She gave a great shriek, and when she could speak,
WhileSaid it wasn't for that she was wishing.


]?j_.,taiidnds I'cr EMI N.\ \ ho flclnd -i an Eel
-One clda, \\-hcn \ ith Ed\ in out fishing,
She gave a great shriek, and when she could speak,
Said it wasn't for that she was wishing.

is for F1R EDDIE \h, carrie.J the Flag,
That Flincc an'I Fannv ha]d brought him
,i, l And he \\ \ it a lu -it, l-thl in:loors and iout,
,N\ fN In the way that his lFath.-r had taught him.


G stands for GEORGE who rigged himself up
As a Ghost, with a great deal of laughter,
But one look at his face, so frightened poor Grace,
That she cried for a week or two after.

H is for HELEN., mho day after day,

But once the rope broke, dear .e! 'tivas no joke,

For she came with a bump to the ground.


is lor JULIA, and JENNIE, and JACK,
^With all of their dollies, so splendid,
I is for IRMA, who has been very ill,
But now is so very much better;
That the dear little Ida, can sit down beside her,
And read to her Isaac's last letter.

But sad to relate, one doll broke its pate
.So badly, it could not be mended.


K is for KENNETH, for KATE, and for KARL,
Who went out on the lake together,
But their boat was upset, and they got very wet,
And were glad of a spell of dry weather.

Who ent out n th lak togthir
Bu herbatws pe, 57-e otvrywt

Andwer S-adoI r1111 Vt- eater

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She Iovcd and she \\anted to l.,r,
But the child couldn't do it, Vou kni ,\., f.ir it ,r \.
To Lc .-uch a uolemn old sheep.

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[ is 1'.r NIA \ I' .r 1 -\ t A I I:., 1,,. NI N .\ ,
S-11-r anc c, rounJI the .af-i-d.

And gath,.r,, si, et l,:, ,_ .. r many\-

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[ i itr\ LLIE who found a nice Nest
C Xitli t\\k'I- three pretty eggs in it;
".) Nthan iid she, 'put it back in the tree,
SFor thu birds \vill be here in a minute! "

O is for OLIVE who went to the land
Where Oranges grew in such plenty,
That she ate all she chose, as you may supj_)pose,
And took off a dozen or twenty.

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P is for PETER and pretty PAULINE,
Who danced to the tune of the fiddle,
Now forward and back, then on a side track,
And all hands around in the middle.

is for ( TEENIE, who went out to walk
Whernevur the nurse-maid would take her,
She %% .re a lon cloak, and a queer-looking poke,
And looked like a dear little Quaker.
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R is for ROBERT, and RACHEL, who love
To gather the sweet smelling roses;
They spend the whole day in the garden at play,
Delighting their dear little noses.

Sis fr(:)i SLISI E xk flu s.its in the Sxin~r
) I "e." ._ ', il-zilv. roLkin.
wWhile Sani, an M a 1- d i 1 in o- his sc_1:0I-ts p4erorul
O"n the Se-_a, in l a r s t-it are shockin
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Sis for TILLIE, for TOMMY,-and TED,

Three little folks so delightful,
Who dressed up as Turks with trousers and dirks,
And looked very savage and frightful.

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WhoiLut thre Lcare m e t a si.clot \vho fr rb tell her.

Than they do for cakes candies or

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W "ho care more for clothes, for ribbons aid bows,
Than they do for cakes, candies, or ki.:SCS.

T i.s fr \\'ND.-\, h, went to the woods
\Vith \\'ILLIE; an, s,,inebody found them
At igt, fast aslc-p i,,ncath a great heap
Ofieaves, they had gathered around them.

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The streets all the news-boys will cr it.....
And the folks will run out of the houses about
In a very great hurry to buy it I

S-- is the Y 'OUN(GSTERS \\ho went on a YACHT,
Never were children more jolly,
But they shipped a big sea, and then, oh, dear me.
They loudly lamented their folly.

Sis fur ZOE, and ZILLAH, who come
With smiles their bright faces adorning,
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