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Studies in English; work and play with language (1917) (14585486468)

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Identifier: studiesinenglish00robb (find matches)
Title: Studies in English; work and play with language
Year: 1917 (1910s)
Authors: Robbins, Carolyn M., 1864- (from old catalog) Row, Robert Keable, (from old catalog) joint author
Subjects: English language
Publisher: Chicago, New York, Row, Peterson and company
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress



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tothose who are fond of them. WOEK AND PLAY WITH LANGUAGE 75 1. Explain usual bath, venture, tempted, flutter. 2. Why is the story divided into parts ? What does thefirst part tell? The second part? The third part? Tell something interesting you have known birds to do. STUDY 66 Memory Selection THE WIND I saw you toss the kites on highAnd blow the birds about the sky;And all around I heard you pass,Like ladies skirts across the grass— 0 wind, a-blowing all day long! 0 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— 0 wind, a-blowing all day long! 0 wind, that sings so loud a song! 0 you that are so strong and cold,0 blower, are you young or old?Are you a beast of field and tree,Or just another child like me ? O wind, a-blowing all day long! 0 wind, that sings so loud a song! —Robert Louis Stevenson, Time yourself ivhile you learn this poem. 76 STUDIES IN ENGLISH
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CARTER THE COTTON TAILS AT HOME. WORK AND PLAY WITH LANGUAGE 77 STUDY 67 Oral and Written Composition THE COTTONTAILS AT HOME 1. Here is Mrs. Molly Cottontail and her family.They are wild rabbits. Do you know why they arecalled cottontails? Can you tell where Mollie hasmade her home? If the picture took in much moreof the surroundings, what would we see at the left?At the right? Think of reasons why Molly shouldhave selected this place for her home, and tell them. 2. Now study the rabbits; what is each onedoing? Why are Mollys ears so alert and hereyes so bright? Which of the young ones seemon the lookout? What would the rabbits probablydo if they saw a fox, a dog, or even a man? 3. Learn all you can about wild rabbits to tellto your class. Imagine that you were given one of these littlebaby rabbits for a pet; tell a story about your petYou may use the following outline or make your own.. 1. How you got the baby cottontail. 2. Where you kept it. 3. What you fed it. 4. Some of the thin

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