Two-book Course In English Volume 1

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byMary Frances Hyde

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...wheresoe'er I go; If a storm should come and awake the deep, What matter? / shall ride and sleep. I love, O, how I love to ride On the fierce, foaming, bursting tide, When every mad wave drowns the moon, Or whistles aloft his tempest tune, And tells how goeth the world below, And why the sou'west blasts do blow. I never was on the dull, tame shore, But I loved the great sea more and more, And backwards flew to her billowy breast, ORAL COMPOSITION 109 Like a bird that seeketh its mother's nest; And a mother she was, and is, to me; For I was born on the open sea! The waves were white, and red the morn, In the noisy hour when I was born; And the whale it whistled, the porpoise rolled, And the dolphins bared their backs of gold; And never was heard such an outcry wild As welcomed to life the ocean-child! I've lived since then, in calm and strife, Full fifty summers, a sailor's life, With wealth to spend and a power to range, But never have sought nor sighed for change; And Death, whenever he comes to me, Shall come on the wild, unbounded sea!--Bryan Waller Procter (barry Cornwall). LESSON XCIV ORAL COMPOSITION EXERCISE 1 Read the following story:--PROSERPINE1 One day, Proserpine, the daughter of Ceres,2 was playing with other children on the bank of a lake. They were gathering the violets that grew in the fields, and were plaiting them into crowns for their hair. 1 Proserpine (pros'-er-pln). 2 Ceres (se'-rez). All' at once Proserpine saw the most beautiful flower imaginable growing at some distance from the spot where they were playing. It grew up high above the other flowers in the meadow, and was of a beautiful glowing crimson color. She ran to get it, and as she came near, she saw that it had as many as a hundred fragrant lily-shaped...

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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. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...wheresoe'er I go; If a storm should come and awake the deep, What matter? / shall ride and sleep. I love, O, ho...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:38 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217945813

ISBN - 13:9780217945813

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