A Reader for the First - Eighth Grades

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Página 190 - touch to her hand, and one word in her ear, When they reached the hall door and the charger stood near; So light to the croup the fair lady he swung, So light to the saddle before her he sprung! " She is won! we are gone, over bank, bush, and scaur! They'll have fleet steeds that follow!
Página 190 - Lochinvar. There was mounting 'mong Graemes of the Netherby clan; Forsters, Fenwicks, and Musgraves, they rode and they ran; There was racing and chasing on Cannobie Lee; But the lost bride of Netherby ne'er did they see. So daring in love, and so dauntless in war, Have ye e'er heard of gallant like young Lochinvar! —SIB WALTER SCOTT.
Página 281 - felt famished for want of his breakfast. He grieved to give up his dog and gun; he dreaded to meet his wife; but it would not do to starve among the mountains. He shook his head, shouldered his rusty firelock, and, with a heart full of trouble and anxiety, turned his steps homeward.
Página 140 - TO THE FRINGED GENTIAN Thou blossom bright with autumn dew, And colored with heaven's own blue, That openest, when the quiet light Succeeds the keen and frosty night; Thou comest not when violets lean O'er wandering brooks and springs unseen, Or columbines in purple dressed, Nod o'er the
Página 256 - houses the rats came tumbling. Great rats, small rats, lean rats, brawny rats, Brown rats, black rats, gray rats, tawny rats, Grave old plodders, gay young friskers, Fathers, mothers, uncles, cousins, Cocking tails and pricking whiskers, Families by tens and dozens, Brothers, sisters, husbands, wives— Followed the Piper for their lives. From street to street
Página 254 - own ladles, Split open the kegs of salted sprats, Made nests inside men's Sunday hats, And even spoiled the women's chats By drowning their speaking With shrieking and squeaking In fifty different sharps and flats. At last the people in a body To the Town Hall came flocking; ****** At this the Mayor and Corporation Quaked with a mighty consternation. An hour they
Página 245 - Cle-'an, clean, verb active, to make bright, to scour. Win, win, der, der, winder, a casement. When the boy knows this out of the book, he goes and does it. It's just the same principle as the use of the globes. Where's the second boy?"
Página 282 - windows—everything was strange. His mind now misgave him; he began to doubt whether both he and the world around him were not bewitched. Surely this was his native village, which he had left but the day before. There stood the Kaatskill mountains—there ran the silver Hudson at a distance— there was every hill and dale precisely as it had always been.
Página 114 - Fleet of foot and tall of size; "We can show the marks he made When 'gainst the oak his antlers fray'd; You shall see him brought to bay; " Waken, lords and ladies gay." Louder, louder chant the lay Waken, lords and ladies gay! Tell them youth and mirth and glee Bun a course as well as we; Time, stern huntsman! who can
Página 152 - true love has worthily purchased, take my daughter, and do not smile that I boast she is above all praise." He then, telling them that he had business which required his presence, desired they would sit down and talk together till he returned; and this command Miranda seemed not at all disposed to disobey.

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