The Heart of Oak Books: Fables and nursery tales

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Charles Eliot Norton
D.C. Heath, 1902

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Página 151 - Early to bed, and early to rise, Is the way to be healthy, and wealthy, and wise.
Página 57 - I'm sure you must be weary, dear, with soaring up so high; Will you rest upon my little bed ?" said the Spider to the Fly, " There are pretty curtains drawn around, the sheets are fine and thin, And if you like to rest awhile I'll snugly tuck you in...
Página 164 - With the Means by which she Acquired her Learning and Wisdom, and in Consequence thereof her Estate; set Forth at Large for the Benefit of those, Who from a State of Rags and Care, And having Shoes but half a Pair; Their Fortune and their Fame would fix, And gallop in a Coach and Six.
Página 49 - I love and I love !' In the winter they're silent — the wind is so strong ; What it says, I don't know, but it sings a loud song. But green leaves, and blossoms, and sunny warm weather, And singing, and loving — all come back together. [
Página 58 - Sweet creature!" said the spider, "you're witty and you're wise, How handsome are your gauzy wings, how brilliant are your eyes! I have a little looking-glass upon my parlor shelf, If you'll step in one moment, dear, you shall behold yourself." "I thank you, gentle sir," she said, "for what you're pleased to say, And bidding you good-morning now, I'll call another day.
Página 26 - Giles. Half-pence and farthings, Say the bells of St. Martin's. Oranges and lemons, Say the bells of St. Clement's. Pancakes and fritters, Say the bells of St. Peter's. Two sticks and an apple, Say the bells of Whitechapel.
Página 157 - THE WAY TO BE HAPPY. How pleasant it is, at the end of the day, No follies to have to repent ; But reflect on the past, and be able to say, That my time has been properly spent.
Página 164 - ... the History of Little Goody Two Shoes, otherwise Mrs. Margery Two Shoes ; with the means by which she acquired learning and wisdom, and, in consequence thereof, her estate ; set forth at large for the benefit of those " Who, from a state of rags and care, And having shoes but half a pair, Their fortune and their fame should fix, And gallop in a coach and six.
Página 58 - Come hither, hither, pretty Fly, with the pearl and silver wing; Your robes are green and purple; there's a crest upon your head; Your eyes are like the diamond bright, but mine are dull as lead...
Página 31 - Spin ! " said the mother ; " We spin," said the ten : So they spun lace webs In their sly little den. Over in the meadow, In the soft summer even, Lived a mother-fire-fly And her little flies eleven. " Shine ! " said the mother ; "We shine," said the eleven: So they shone like stars In the soft summer even.

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