Laurie's Graduated Series Of Reading Lesson Books

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJames Stuart Laurie

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1866 Excerpt: ... ran towards the canal. They threw corn and bread down to the swans. "Oh! there is a new one," exclaimed the youngest child, and both clapped their hands for joy. Then they ran away to call their parents. So more bread and cake were thrown into the water, and all said, "The new one is the most beautiful--so young and so graceful!" and, indeed, the old swans themselves seemed proud of their new companion. Then the once ugly bird felt quite shy and abashed, and put his head under his wing; for, though his heart was bursting for joy, still he was none the prouder. A good heart is never proud. H. Andersen. ROBIN HOOD. Robin Hood was born in the reign of King Henry the Second, at Locksley, in the county of Nottingham. Robin, at the age of fifteen, was the best archer in the whole country side, and the best at all games of skill and trials of strength. But he was a very wild young fellow, and cared little what he did or what he spent. Almost before lie was a man he had spent all his money. So many were the pranks he played, and so great were his debts, that he was at last declared an outlaw. He then went and lived in the woods, and killed the king's deer for food. Some other young men, who were wild like himself, went with him; and in a few years there were about one hundred of them, with Robin for their captain. The fame of their deeds spread far and near, and Outlaw, one who has disobeyed the laws, but continues at large. they were known everywhere as Robin Hood and his merry men. One of the chief of them was John Little, whom Robin one day met on a narrow bridge. Now as neither would allow the other to pass peaceably, they fought with sticks until they were tired. At last Little John knocked Robin over into the water, and he had to swim ashore. They both admir...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1866 Excerpt: ... ran towards the canal. They threw corn and bread down to the swans. "Oh! there is a new one," exclaimed the youngest child, and ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217255035

ISBN - 13:9780217255035

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