Favourites of a Nursery of Seventy Years Ago: And Some Others of Later Date

Houghton Miffin Company, 1916 - 620 páginas

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Página 524 - THE boy stood on the burning deck Whence all but him had fled; The flame that lit the battle's wreck Shone round him o'er the dead. Yet beautiful and bright he stood, As born to rule the storm — A creature of heroic blood, A proud, though childlike form. The flames...
Página 524 - Father!" once again he cried, "If I may yet be gone!" —And but the booming shots replied, And fast the flames rolled on.
Página 520 - When what to my wondering eyes should appear, But a miniature sleigh and eight tiny reindeer, With a little old driver so lively and quick I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick.
Página 517 - DAY. Over the river and through the wood, To grandfather's house we go ! The horse knows the way To carry the sleigh Through the white and drifted snow. Over the river and through the wood, Oh, how the wind does blow ! It stings the toes, And bites the nose, As over the ground we go. Over the river and through the wood, To have a first-rate play ! Hear the bells ring —
Página 87 - Soon as the little ones chip the shell, Six wide mouths are open for food, Robert of Lincoln bestirs him well, Gathering seeds for the hungry brood; "Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link. Spink, spank, spink, This new life is likely to be Hard for a gay young fellow like me. Chee, chee, chee.
Página 504 - To you in David's town this day Is born of David's line The Saviour, who is Christ the Lord; And this shall be the sign: " The heavenly Babe you there shall find To human view displayed, All meanly wrapt in swathing bands, And in a manger laid.
Página 454 - TWINKLE, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are ! Up above the world so high, Like a diamond in the sky. When the blazing sun is gone, When he nothing shines upon, Then you show your little light, Twinkle, twinkle, all the night. Then the traveller in the dark Thanks you for your tiny spark ; He could not see which way to go If you did not twinkle so.
Página 474 - Hush! my dear, lie still, and slumber, Holy angels guard thy bed! Heavenly blessings without number Gently falling on thy head. Sleep, my babe; thy food and raiment, House and home, thy friends provide; All without thy care or payment, * All thy wants are well supplied. How much better thou'rt attended Than the son of God could be, When from Heaven He descended, And became a child like thee. Soft and easy is thy cradle; Coarse and hard thy Saviour lay: When His birthplace was a stable, And His softest...
Página 525 - And shouted but once more aloud, " My father ! must I stay ? " While o'er him fast through sail and shroud The wreath-ing fires made way. They...
Página 172 - Hey, diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, The cow jumped over the moon. The little dog laughed to see such sport, And the dish ran away with the spoon!

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