The Morse Readers (volume 4); Practical Graded Text by Ella Marie PowersThe Morse Readers (volume 4); Practical Graded Text by Ella Marie Powers

The Morse Readers (volume 4); Practical Graded Text

byElla Marie Powers

Paperback | February 6, 2012

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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. 1902. Excerpt: ... The rider's oaths and digging spur only increased the fire and impatience of the charger: it plunged from side to side of the narrow street. "Look to yourselves!" cried the horseman, as he was borne on to the place where Lucille and the stranger stood against the wall. "Are ye mad? Why do ye not run?" "For Heaven's sake! for mercy's sake! He is blind!" cried Lucille, clinging to the stranger's side. "Save yourself, my kind guide!" said the stranger. But Lucille dreamed not of such desertion. The trooper wrested the horse's head from the spot where they stood. With a snort, as it felt the spur, the enraged animal lashed out with its hind legs. Lucille, unable to save both, threw herself before the blind man, and received the shock directed against him. Her slight and delicate arm fell broken by her side; and the horseman was borne onward. "Thank God, you are saved!" was poor Lucille's exclamation: and she fell, overcome with pain and terror, into the arms of the stranger. Edward Bulwer Lytton. Yet the will is free; Strong is the soul, and wise and beautiful; The seeds of godlike power are in us still; Gods are we, bards, saints, heroes, if we will. Matthew Arnold. IN SCHOOL DAYS. Still sits the schoolhouse by the road, A ragged beggar sunning; Around it still the sumachs grow, And blackberry vines are running. Within, the master's desk is seen, Deep-scarred by raps official; The warping floor, the battered seats, The jackknife's carved initial; The charcoal frescoes on its wall; Its door's worn sill, betraying The feet that, creeping slow to school, Went storming out to playing! Long years ago a winter sun Shone over it at setting; Lit up its western window panes, And low eaves' icy fretting. It touched the tangled golden curls,-And brown eyes full of grie...
Title:The Morse Readers (volume 4); Practical Graded TextFormat:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217097758

ISBN - 13:9780217097758