Third year grade-fifth year grade

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Southeast Publishing Company, 1908 - English language
 

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Page x - Wind I saw you toss the kites on high And blow the birds about the sky; And all around I heard you pass, Like ladies' skirts across the grass O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song! I saw the different things you did, But always you yourself you hid. I felt you push, I heard you call, I could not see yourself at all O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song!
Page 104 - Dancing and whirling the little leaves went; Winter had called them, and they were content ; Soon fast asleep in their earthy beds, The snow laid a coverlet over their heads.
Page x - I SAW you toss the kites on high And blow the birds about the sky; And all around I heard you pass, Like ladies' skirts across the grass — O wind, a-blowing all day long O wind, that sings so loud a song! I saw the different things you did, But always you yourself you hid. I felt you push, I heard you call, I could not see yourself at all — O wind, a-blowing all day long, O wind, that sings so loud a song! O you that are so strong and cold, O blower, are you young or old? Are you a beast of field...
Page 104 - Soon as the leaves heard the wind's loud call, Down they came fluttering, one and all; Over the brown fields they danced and flew, Singing the glad little songs they knew.
Page 320 - An Adverb is a word used to modify a verb, an adjective, or another adverb.
Page 104 - Come, little leaves," said the wind one day, "Come o'er the meadows with me and play; Put on your dresses of red and gold, For summer is gone and the days grow cold.
Page 322 - There are two numbers ; the singular and the plural. The singular number is that which denotes but one ; as, The boy learns. The plural number is that which denotes more than one ; as, The boys learn.
Page 104 - Cricket, good-bye; we've been friends so long! Little brook, sing us your farewell song; Say you are sorry to see us go, Ah ! you will miss us, right well we know. "Dear little lambs, in your fleecy fold, Mother will keep you from harm and cold ; Fondly we've watched you in vale and glade ; Say, will you dream of our loving shade?
Page 322 - There are three Persons : First, Second, and Third. The First Person denotes the speaker ; the Second Person denotes the person spoken to ; the Third Person denotes the person or thing spoken of.
Page 243 - When I was a little boy, I lived in a little house near the edge of a forest. I liked to play in the forest. I gathered nuts in the fall, and found the first flowers in the spring. I knew where the birds built their nests, where 10 the rabbits dug their holes, and where the squirrels hid their young.

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