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Title: Rhymes for little readers
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Title: Rhymes for little readers
Physical Description: 25 leaves : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Adams, A. W ( Illustrator )
D. Lothrop & Company ( Publisher )
G.H. Buek & Co ( Lithographer )
Publisher: D. Lothrop Company
Place of Publication: Boston
Publication Date: c1890
 Subjects
Subject: Children's poetry   ( lcsh )
Children's poetry -- 1890   ( lcsh )
Nursery rhymes -- 1890   ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1890
Genre: Children's poetry
Nursery rhymes   ( rbgenr )
poetry   ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston
United States -- New York -- New York
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Statement of Responsibility: illustrated by A.W. Adams.
General Note: Illustrations are either in colors or sepia and lithographed by G.H. Buek & Co., Lith., N.Y.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00077904
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002236556
notis - ALH7032
oclc - 21627150

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0 LITTLE BOY WENT OUT TO COAT,
QALL ON A 5NOWY MORNING,
'WITTHE TWO LITTLE GIRL THEY LOVED THE MOST,
JSLL ON A SNOWY MORNING j
fWO LITTLE 5LEDS THEY BROUGHT TO LIDE;
WO LITTLE DOG5 RAN ON BESIDE,
wo LITTLE GIRL, TWO LITTLE BOY ,
Swo LITTLE DOG5 TO HELP THE NOI!E,
eALL ON A SNOWY MOIRNIHG.

6)OWN THEY FLEW TO THE FOOT OF THE- HILL,
esLL ON A SNOWY MORNING;
'jp THEY TUGGED WITH A RIGHT GOOD WILL,
eALL ON A 5NOWY MORNING;
eHE LITTLE FOLK LAUGHED AND DANCED ABOUT;
eHE LITTLE DOGS-BARKED TILL THEIR THROATS GAVE OUT.
@WO LITTLE GIRL, TWO LITTLE BOY5,
@WO LITTLE .5LrED5, AND A DEAL OF N015E:,
CALL ON A SNOWY MORNING .


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3AW THREEsHIP' COME JAILING BY,

COME AILING BY, COME AILING BY-

J3AW THR.EE5 HIP COME AILING BY,

eAEW-YEAFR DAY IN THE MORNING.

@AND WHATDO YOUTHINKWA5 IN THEM?

WAS IN THEM THEN,WA IN THEM THEN ?

AND WHAT DO YOU THINK WA5 iN THEM?

eNEW YEAR DAY IN THE MORNING.


JH REE PRETTY GIFRLL WERE IN THEM THEN,

@%EFRE IN THEM THEN, WERE IN THEM THEN-

JH EE PRETTY GIRL WERE IN THEM THEN,

A/EW-YEARF DAY IN THE MORN ING

ONE COULD PIPE,AND ANOTH ERCOULD SING,

eN ND THEOTH ER COULD PLAY ON THE VIOLIN-

%UCHJOY WA5 THREAT MY WEDDING,

@AVEW-YEAR5 DAY IN THE MORNING.


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A /t '.,, / M GOING OUT TO WALK, SHE AID
S,(-A' LITTLE MAID OFTH ,EE),
-'-- ND 1FYOU WILLBE GOOD, 5HE 5AID,
J'' '."', j~;. 6WHY,YOU MAY GO WITH ME.
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i / 1 1/J\ND TH EN WE FOUND TH E FURS;
I IW ,IHEWHITEST, SOFTET, DEA ET MUFF,
SV \ OU MAY BE SURE, WA5 HER5.

-- .AN D TH EN W E TIED TH EU N NY SIDE,
S -I __ --H rIS LITTLE MAID AND I ,
S. N @ eAND MEFRILY SHE MADE A BOW
S.O ALL WHO PASSED U5 BY.

M J GOING OUT TO WALK, SHE SAID
LITTLE MAID OF THREEE),
/ ND IFYOUK RE VERY GOOD, HE AI D,
/ 'WHY, YOU MAY GO WITH ME.
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S'" ADY MOON, LADY MOON, WHERR ARE YOU ROVING?
I /' 2, OVE RTHESEA.
../. o' LADY MOON, LADY MOON, WHOM ARE YOU LOVING ?
'~ )~ LL THAT LOVE ME.

S. ,. ',E YOU NOT TIRED IOLLING,AND NEVER,
SJETIRING TO SLEEP ?
HY LOOK 3O PALE AND O 3AD AS FORIEVERI
Y --HING TO WEEP?

SI K ME NOTTH!5, LITTLE CHILD, IP YOU LOVE ME
Y iOU AR~E TOO BOLD,
I MUST OBEY MY DEAR FATHE.RABOVE ME,
SAND DO A I'M TOLD.

LADY MOON, LADY MOON, WHEFrE AREYOU MOVING ?
7 OVER THE SEA.
'LADY MOON, LADY MOON,WHOM ARE YOU LOVING?
SALL THAT LOVE ME.


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.......... THREE CHILDREN SLIDING ON THE ICE
UPON A SUMMeER' DAY,
@/q5 IT FELL OUT, THEY ALL FELL IN,
THE PEEST THEY RAN AWAY.

eNOW HAD TH ESE CHILDREN BEEN AT HOME,
OR ,LI1DNG ON DRY GROUND,
:TEN THOUSAND POUNDS TO ONE PENNY,
'THEY HAD NOT ALL BEEN DROWNED. -

yU PARENT ALL THAT CHILDREN HAVE,
eAND YOU THAT HAVE GOT NONE,
IF YOU WOULD HAVE THEM )AFE ABROAD, Ii
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Ji i EY, MY KITTEN, MY KITTEN,

,/AND HEY MY KITTEN, MY DEARY;

6UGH A SWEET PET AS THI,5

WWA5 NEITHER FAR NOR NEARY.





ERE, WE GO UP, UP, UP,

,AND HERE: WE: GO DOWN, DOWN, DOWNYi

eAND HERE WE GO BACKWARDS AND FORWARDS,

*~AND HERE WE GO ROUND, ROUND, ROUND.


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SILLY BOY, WILLY BOY, WHERE ARE YOU GOING ?

WILL GO WITH YOU, I. THAT( I MAY.

I'M GOING TO THE MEADOW TO SEETHEM A-MOWING,

I'M GOING TO HELP THEM TO MAKE THE HAY.






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t^L v^' RJEDDI E:AWSOME FINE RIPE CIEPRI-5 E
HANGING ON A QHEFRY-TIREE,
eAND HE.5AID, "'OU PRETTY QHERRIE.S,
VILL YOU NOT COME DOWN TO ME?"
ONE,THE FINET OF THE CHEPRRIE_,
ANGLED FROM ASLENDER TWiG; "
Vto ARE BEAUTIFUL' 5AID REDDIE,
'iPED AND PIPE, AND OM, HOW BIG!"
CATCH ME, _AAID THE CHERRY "GATCH ME,
LITTLE MASTEPI, IF YOU CAN,"
1 WOULD CATOH YOU o500N'._AID FREDDIE,
I- I WERE A GROWN-UP MAN." J

FREDDIE: JUMPED, AND TRIED TO REACH IT,
STANDING HIGH UPON HI5 TOE5r
BUT THE CHERRY BOBBED ABOUT,
f1ND LAUGJ-HED, AND TICKLED FREDDIEj NO5E.
NEVER MIND,"AID LITTLE FRDDIE, "
S5iHALL HAVE THEM WHEN IT RIGHTT"
BUT A BLACKBIRD WHI5TLED BOLDLY, -
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JH WHERE. DO YOU COME FROM
OU LITTLE DROPP5F RAIN
HITTER PATTER,, PITTED PATTER,
(DOWN THE WINDOW PAN E?


JH EY WON'T LET ME WALK
&AND THEY WON'T LET ME PLAY
AND THEY WON'T LET ME GO
OUT OF DOORS AT ALL TO-DAY,

JHEY PUT AWAY MY PLAYTHINGS
BECAUSE I BROKETHEM ALL,
@AND THEN THEY LOCKED UP ALLMY BRNCK5,
@AND TOOK AWAY MY BALL.

9ELL ME, LITTLE FRAIN-DROP ,
15 THAT THE WAY YOU PLAY,
IPITTER PATTEPI, PITTED PATTER ,
ALL THE RAINY DAY?

@JHEYSAY L'M VEY NAUGHTY,
(UT I'VE NOTHING ELSE TO DO
iUT SIT HERE AT THE WINDOW,
T SHOULD LIKE TO PLAY WITH YOU.

HE LITTLE RAIN-DRFOP CANNOT PEAK,
'BUT PITTED, PATTER PAT"
MEAN "WECAN PLAY ON THI S D E,
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OLL ON, ROLL ON,YOU RE5TLE.5 WAVE
THAT TO5 ABOUT AND ROAR;
WHY DO YOU ALL RUN BACK AGAIN
WHEN YOU HAVE REACHED THE: 5HOfE?

RpLL ON, ROLL ON, YOU NOIY WAVE,
ROLL HIGHER UP THE: STRAND i
nOW 15 IT THAT YOU CANNOT PA55
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"E MU.T NOT DARE, THEWAVE REPLY:
IHAT LINE OF YELLOW JAND
15 LAID ALONG THE HORE TO BOUND
1HE: WATER AND THE LAND ;

eFIND ALL5HOULD KEEP TO TIME AND PLACE,
e/IND ALL SHOULD KEEP TO RULE:,
BOTH WAVE:5 UPON THE:ANDY BEAGH
eNIND LITTLE BOYS AT SCHOOL" .


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WHITHER GOE5T THOU?

(DOWN IN THE FOREST

TO MILK MY COW.

$HALL I GO W-ITH THEE?.

VAO NOT NOW,

'WHEN 1 5END.FO THEE,

THEN COME THOU.,


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JIIr -i LITTLE BIRD! LITTLE BIRD! COMETO ME!
f HAVE A GREEN CAGE READY FO, TH EE -
BEAUTY-B*RIGHT FLOWER i'LL BIING AN EW,
AND FFE5H PIPE CHEFRIE5,ALLWET WITH DEW.

HANKK, LITTLE MAID EN, FORALL THY CAFE -
BUT I LOVE DEARLY THE CLEAFi,COOL AIl,
,AND MY SNUG LITTLE N ET IN THE OLD OAK-TFEE'
"LITTLE BIPD LITTLE BIRD! STAY WITH ME':


JYAY, LITTLE DAMSEL! AWAY I'LL FLY
jo GREEN ER FIELDS AND WARIMER ,5KY;
WHEN PRING RETURNS WITH PATTER LNG RAIN
YOU'LL H EAR MY MEFRV ,SONG AGAIN."

LITTLE BIRD LITTLE BIPFD! WHO'LL GUIDE TH EE
OVER THE HILL5 AND OVER.THE EA ?
0OLISH ONE! COME IN THE HOUSE TO STAY,
5OP\ I'M VEPY SUPE YOU'LL LOSE YOUF WAY.

cAH! NO;LITTLE MAIDEN! GOD GUIDES ME
OVEi THE HILL, AND OVERTHE SEA
T WILL BE FREE A5 THE RUSHING AIR ,
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liOW DOE5 YOUR GARDEN GROW?

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CLIMB THE LADDER
ND -HAKE THE TREE \.
ONE FOR BABY'1
IND ONE FOk M E __,, -
iND ONE FOR TH E BOY -.-
HO CLIMB TH E TPEE
ND 5HAKE5 THE APPLE5
ND THAT MAKE5 THREE


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IPPINS AND BALDWINS
SLL IN A FROW
ONE FOR, BABY
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- @,A ND ONE FOR TH E BC
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L A IDE, BABY, RIDE!
PRETTY BABY HALL RIDE,
)IND HAVE LITTLE PVPPY DOG TIED TO HER 51DE,
(/IND LITTLE PU,5Y CAT TIED TO THE OTHER,
IeND AWAY 5HE SHALL RJDE TO .3sE HER- GRANDMOTHER I
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YOU LITTLE TWINKLING TARS THAT SHIN E
ABOVE MY HEAD 5O HIGH
rF I HAD BUT A PAIR OF WIN G
T'D JOIN YOU IN THE SKY.

SAM NOT HAPPY LYING HEREE,
IlTH NEITHER BOOK NOR TOY,
5OF01 I AM 5ENT TO BED, BECAUSE
I'VE BEEN A NAUGHTY BOY.

F YOU WILL LISTEN, LITTLE TAR5,
f'LL TELL YOU ALL I DID:
I ONLY SAID I WOULD NOT DO
,HTE THING THAT I WAS BID!

TF I WE EEWITH YOU,LITTLE TAFR5,
JiOW MERRILY WE'D ROLL
ACROSS THE SKIE, ANDTHPROUGH THECLOUD ,
AND ROUND ABOUT THE POLE!

O! TELL ME,LITTLE STARS, FOP MUCH
T WONDER WHY YOU GO .,
5H E WHOLE NIGHT LONG FROM EA5T TO WEST
80 PATIENTLY AND SLOW?


E HAVE A FATH ERI, LITTLE CHILD,
WHO GUIDES U5 ON OURWAY;
'VE NEVER, QUE5TION-WHEN HE PEAK5
WE LISTEN AND OBEY."


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DANCE, AND DRIVE AWAY HIS FEAR,! /7 "'
K~5,AND STOP THE SWELLING OF IT,
BABY FELL AND BUMPED HI HEAD i ~. tI
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L"--! Ti TOP, 6TOP PRETTY WATER!
SAID MAR Y,ONE DAY,
Jo A FFPOLICSME B OOK,

JHAT WA5 RUNNINGG AWAY.


'Vou RUN ON 50 FAST!
I WI H YOU WOULD STAY;
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_MY BOAT AND

YOU WILL CAFRP


'UT I WILL Fi\U
%MOTH ER\ ,AY5

'JOF% 1 WOULD. K
NyOU ARE RUNNING


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eING FOR
1NG FOF YOUR 3UPPE .
WHAT HALL HE 5ING FOR ?
VWITTE BREAD AND BUTTEq,
e OW HALL HE CUT IT
WITHOUT E'E A' KNIFE ?
@ OW SHALL HE MARRRY
WITHOUT E'EP A WIFE?






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BLE,,51NG5 LIGHT UPON YOU; ,-,- ,'', ; /
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OW WHAT DO WE CAPE FOR THE RAIN ?
JHE SUN WILL COME OUT AGAIN. \
GWE WER E APRIL-FOOLED,, \ / ,' y
Y THE 3,.MILING KIES, 5 KI/ '"
eAND FORGOT, FOP ONCE.TO BE WEATHER-WISE. ( -
CUT UNDER\ MY MANTLE
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eAND 0 WE'LL WALK TILL TH E SUN 5HINE5 THRO ,
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SeHA SHHEEP'5 IN THE MEADOWW, A COW'5 IN THE CpRN.

@VHE':R'5 THE LITTLE BOY THAT LOOKS AFTER THE 'SHEEP?

OH, HE'5 UNDER THE HAYCOGCK, FAST ASLEEP.


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SUH THE WAV E5 ARE O LLI N G IN,
I,'\ WHITE WITH FOAM, WHITE WITH FOAM;
& -A TH E- TOIL5 AMID THE DIN;
'IV ',.-"i UT BABY SLEEP AT HOME.


s '' / "~ .. !' e J-1 i U5H THE WINDS ROAR\HOARSE AND DEEP,
S-- ON THEY COME, ON THEY COME!
__ eJ3P.-,HE-E"T H.E--,L :--'-. U. J'%- -_, '- "
L- --- eBEOTH ER EEl1\ THE WANDERN-G HEEP:
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S-" UT BABY 5LEEP5 AT HOME.


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S.,Hl ,.R.-.H 'E THEY ROAM, WHERE THEY ROAM;
.| 1K )/ S 5TER GO E TO SEEK TH E COWS
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LEEP, MY BABY, ANGEL FO P\M
ARE BENDING NOW ABOVE YOU,
AN D MOTH ERDEAP 1, WATCHING HERE,
WHO'LL ALWAYS GUAPD AND LOVE YOU. -
SA FE H EF BABY BOY HE'LL KEEP
WHEN THE NIGHT-FALL BRINGS HIM 5LEEP.


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