The Battersea series of standard reading books for boys

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...Beneath the same green tree; Whose voices mingled as they prayed Around one parent knee! They that with smiles lit up the hall, And cheered with songs the hearth. Alas! for love, if thou wert all, And nought beyond, oh earth! Mrs. Hemans Sever, to separate; e. g., we were soon severed in the crowd. Colours, the flag of a regiment, or of a ship; e. g., " The ship hauled down her colours." LESSON XXXIV. FIVE PEAS IN A POD. arrange company balcony patient comfortable peascod attic livelong' thoughtful discover industrious awhile violent announce separate pleasant I. There were five peas in one pod; they were green, and the pod was green, and so they believed all the world was green--in fact, could not be otherwise. The pod grew and the peas grew; they were arranged as it suited their house, they sat all in a row. The sun shone without and warmed the shell, and the rain came down and watered it; it was pleasant and comfortable, bright by day and dark by night--all was as it should be--and the peas grew bigger and more and more thoughtful as they sat there, with nothing to do but to think. " Shall I always remain sitting here?" thought one and all of the five. " It appears to me as though there must be something beyond." And weeks passed away; the peas grew yellow, and the shell grew yellow. "All the world is turning yellow," thought they. But all at once the pod was violently shaken, torn off the bough, and human hands thrust it into a trousers pocket, in company with other peascods. "Now will all be discovered to us," said the peas, and they waited for what would come next. Crash! the pod was torn open, and all the five peas rolled out into the bright sunshine; a little boy held them, and he declared that they were just the right peas for...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1879 edition. Excerpt: ...Beneath the same green tree; Whose voices mingled as they prayed Around one parent knee! They that with smiles ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:44 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.09 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217276733

ISBN - 13:9780217276733

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