By Ada M. Skinner, Frances Gillespy Wickes, Maud Petersham, Miska Petersham
3rd quantity of A kid's personal publication of Verse, a three-volume set deliberate to be used through the 4 basic years. This surprisingly tremendous choice of poetry used to be chosen with the kid's pursuits in brain. contains sound rhymes and jingles to entice the ear, descriptive poems to create pictures within the imagination, lullabies and lyrics to hot the guts, and story-telling poems to stir the mind's eye. Attractively illustrated by way of Maud and Miska Petersham. compatible for a long time 7 to ten.
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The Captain Stood on the Carronade The Captain stood on the carronade—"First lieutenant," says he, "Send all my merry men aft here, for they must list to me, I haven't the gift of the gab, my sons—because I'm bred to the sea; That ship there is a Frenchman, who means to fight with me. Odds blood, hammer and tongs, long as I've been to sea, I've fought 'gainst every odds—but I've gained the victory. That ship there is a Frenchman, and if we don't take she, 'T is a thousand bullets to one, that she will capture we; I haven't the gift of the gab, my boys, so each man to his gun; If she's not mine in half an hour, I'll flog each mother's son.
Chime, sing! rime, ring! over fields and fells! —ROBERT BUCHANAN A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea A wet sheet and a flowing sea, A wind that follows fast, And fills the white and rustling sail, And bends the gallant mast; And bends the gallant mast, my boys, While, like the eagle free, Away the good ship flies, and leaves Old England on the lee. " I heard a fair one cry; But give to me the snoring breeze, And white waves heaving high; And white waves heaving high, my boys, The good ship tight and free — The world of waters is our home, And merry men are we.
Alow and aloof Over the roof, How the tempests swell and roar! Though no foot is astir, Though the cat and the cur Lie dozing along the kitchen floor, There are feet of air On every stair— Through every hall, Through every gusty door, There's a jostle and bustle, With a silken rustle, Like the meeting of guests at a festival! Alow and aloof, Over the roof, How the stormy tempests swell! And make the vane On the spire complain; They heave at the steeple with might and main, And burst and sweep Into the belfry, on the bell!
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