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Spring-time stories for language lessons

Material Information

Title:
Spring-time stories for language lessons
Creator:
Fredericks, L. N ( Printer )
D. Lothrop & Company ( Publisher )
Place of Publication:
Boston
Publisher:
D. Lothrop and Company
Manufacturer:
L.N. Fredericks
Publication Date:
Language:
English
Physical Description:
1 v. (unpages) : ill. ; 24 cm.

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Children's stories ( lcsh )
Children's stories -- 1883 ( lcsh )
Rebuses -- 1883 ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1883
Genre:
Children's stories ( lcsh )
rebuses ( aat )
novel ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Target Audience:
juvenile ( marctarget )

Notes

General Note:
Stories have blanks where words are missing and a picture provides the reader with a clue to the missing word.
Funding:
Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).

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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
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Resource Identifier:
002224922 ( ALEPH )
ALG5194 ( NOTIS )
63260220 ( OCLC )

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"MIDGET'S WALK.


The front door was open.
Midget put her in a
and took the basket
on her
Then Midget walked
right out the front door. -
First she saw two on
a looking at a
a V ._ -- *i- ~, -.--
-, She saw a poor white
-'t -- fall into the and
SL^ a brave black ---jumped
^-^ in and saved her.






Midget chased a butterfly ,
a long way and got lost?
SAs she began to cry a-
came along.
It was her Auntie May.
She took Midget to her M '
house. And there were the
black and white
l Midget had seen in the
Spond. They were still
wet. Auntie May took
1 Midget home to her
And her mamma was so y +, |
glad she invited four -- -
and to a party. They yii
Shad a big- for tea.








LULU'S BREAKFAST PARTY.

SThis is named Lulu.
She is learning to cook.
One day she had brother
l Tom to breakfast. She
had cooked it all herself.
First, there was on
toast. Tom said it was
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Then she had
,\ That was a funny dish
SI frh breakfast., The
popped it on the
Tom did not take any.
He took a instead.
Lulu pared it for him.
Mary the cook came in
to ask about dinner. When
S she saw what they had for
Breakfast, she put her
"in her and laughed.
She said quail on toast,
fritters and honey were
good; but pop-corn was
only fit for the -









WHAT JENNIE DOES.

SJennie likes to wash. She
has a little and a to
hang the on, and some
to pin them on with.
When her wash-
ing is done, Jennie
takes the feather ,
and puts the room in t
order. Mamma lets
Jennie roll out pie crust
with the and taste
.. ._-the sauce for the






But one day Jennie.
She was in the grove. She
rubbed her with her
u-ntil they were red.
SWhy did she cry? It
was very pleasant in the '
Three were
singing on one .
Jennie had
two Spot and Blot.
"" Blot had fallen into
his drinking and got drowned.
Jennie dried her tears,
went in the house and
frolicked with her .
They-- about the room.








BABY AND BUDGE.

Budge is a yellow
He likes to stand on the
-- and nip the
with his sharp little
Once, as Budge stood
before the, he saw
another in the ;
he sang to this
But we love our
more than we do Budge.
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Baby walks now. We
", take hold of her two
( --- and she takes little
short .
i ~One day-- Ln
tried it alone. Her
slipped. Down she went, .
bump! on the hard -- .
The like to sit
p. in Baby's .They
Scall it a boat, and rock
hard and over they go!
Which,
now, do you think
makes the nicest pet,
a baby, or a -








NELLIE AT CENTRAL PARK.

S Until last week Nellie was
afraid to go up the
i! to bed alone. Silly little
girl Miss Nellie was!
Wha\ t think you she was i
afraid of ? She was afraid -:
of She thought they
would come out of the .
"- Every night nurse had
to look under the bed
to see if there was a
Sbear or a there.







ne day she went
l to see an old
spin on a sThis
old woman wore a .
On the way she met ,
an old with a bun- -
die of He leaned
hard on a notched .
", A--- t the old
woman's house she sa-"
a wonderful wht1
was caring for two.
The old
woman brings all '
the in a One
day, he fell in, splash !








NANNIE IN THE COUNTRY.

Nannie likes to go into
the country. She trims
her straw with
every day in the garden.
She likes to go with : ,
Johnny to feed the ..-
She wears a 4- I
large to shade her face.
She likes to climb the
-- and have a look at
the birds' She never
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told her to put on her
*' and they would go to Cen-
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There are all kinds of
animals in Central Park, 3
from lions and bears to
squirrels and. -....:
Nellie saw some animals
that climbed poles, and put
out their paws for buns which
the little gave them.
"Oh mamma!" said Nellie,
I am not afraid
of a bear now any more
than of my own .








MABEL'S PETS.

Mabel has a tame.
He flies up and sits on
( ". her and then caws.
The crow has a drinking
-- in the
yard. See him hold
on with his !
One day
another came and
sat in a and said,
I want a drink !" The
crow would not let him.






Mabel left her out
doors; the thought
it would make a, good
nest; he flew off with it.
The crow never came
back. Then Mabel got a
with a bushy .
It came from the woods.
Did you ever see a
eat? He stands
Sup, takes the in his
and gnaws it.
One day Mabel lost her ,
At last she found JiJ
him in her with 1-7IIJ
only his peeping out. '".'








THE LITTLE DREAMER.

Little Bob sits down
on the and looks
up at the -and
-, dreams fine dreams.
"Hear his dreams: "I
dreamed that a sweet lit- ict
tie with a scat-
tered all around me."
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"This girl put her
S--in a She
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ried three of meal.
"I saw a cat that wore .:
a She sat in a--
and drank a of tea.
She purred very loud.
Then I saw a with
Ii a Shetland on His
was open. He was
singing as loud as he could.
I saw a wear-
ing a She had
some to sell. How
do you like my dreams'?"








ABOUT DOT.

Dot holds her in her
The wind blows
Sheer Her hair hangs
in short .
Dot's blew away.
She put her -up to -
her and sat down and 4 .S
cried as hard as she could.
STrot brought Dot's
back. She knelt down,
". .and put her around
her and kissed her.






Dot saw a .It had
big Its were open
wide. Its was shut. It looked
a good deal like a mouse.
The opened its .
It had sharp and it
looked very cross. Bats are very
ugly-looking little animals.
Then Dot saw a .
4' Its were yellow
Sand black. It had two
long .
This is a large beau- ..
tiful picture .
The have come
to look at the pictures.








GEORGIE'S PICTURE BOOK.

See my new ,"
said Georgie. "Look
at the pictures, and I
will tell you what they are.
"This is little '
Blue, lying upon the
fast asleep. His -:
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"",: longer than a toad's. Frogs
can jump further than toads can.
This is old Mother
Hubbard and her. ,,'-i ,
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his She has a high on.
S"-Here he is again. He
Si-+ +A-+ is riding the-- now.
-;-"- He and the will
Moth jump over the high .
This is a
riding on the cat's-.
The cat's is wide
open. Her stands up straight."







THE PICTURE BOOK AGAIN.

"Is this Mother Hubbard's
too ?" said I. "This is
S : a Skye "said Georgie,
14 turning a leaf. "He has
long and a sharp Here
is another He is
the one who laughed :"
when the ran after
^ the Here is the
--that ate up Red Rid-
S ing Hood. He has on
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"This is the who
brought his wife home
Son a She holds
a She has a on her hat.
"See these ," said
Georgie; each foot has
three short and one
long one that points backward. And
look at this too," said
he. He has red spots on
his He has large
_-- and a long-
This is a
-- that makes her
-- on the --. There
are four --in it.








WHITE AND BLACK.

Jet is a little black
V^;,^ It would make you laugh
She a r t il y t o s e e h i m r o l l h i s
S.laughing
His sister is named Pink.
Pink's pet got her
and tangled the
in a hard knot.
Pink takes a
on her and goes
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Harry and Mary are
white Harry's
is curly, but Mary
wears her's in a
Harry's black -.
-lhas two, a
one, and a one. They
are full of gay pranks.
Fido is May's -'-
,i black His hair is
May teaches him
to hold up his .
May also
likes her She looks /
at the She often
Saloud to Harry.








AT THE SEA-SIDE.

Bess is at the sea-
"side. She takes a
1 -- and digs in the

May holds her
with her opens
her wide, and
looks at the sea.
Bess and May make
.. a cheese. They spin
round on their
STheir spread out.






They make Rockety-
f bread. They sit on the
take hold of their
S--, and rocktoand fro.
Sess tied
her on a pig's
An old
came along and tried to take it off.
Bess drew a Its
curled up tight.
Its stuck up. This
is Bess' funny .
May drew one, too.
Its was straight.
Its hung down.
This is May's sad








A WIDY DAY.

Whew! how the
blows! See, it blows
Sf Mary's- There are
Some very black up
in the sky.
How the dust flies! It +/
gets into Mary's See
her put her up to it! '!
Tatters, the shaggy
Don't care how
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g her bare as she takes a
-- on her and goes
out to beg. Poor Patty!
_i.U1!. Muff, the don't care.
She sleeps on the iS
with her long striped
curled around her.
Tatters is home now.
He lies on the rug
S asleep. I can see three
_.--. on his hind
It is warm in this '--
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