New National First[-Fifth] Reader

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A.S. Barnes & Company, 1884

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Page 95 - Because you scold and frown ? And wouldn't it be nicer For you to smile than pout, And so make sunshine in the house When there is none without ? Suppose your task, my little man, Is very hard to get, Will it make it any easier For you to sit and fret ? And wouldn't it be wiser, To go to work in earnest And learn the thing...
Page 95 - To do to others as I would That they should do to me, Will make me honest, kind, and good, As children ought to be.
Page 94 - Little children, love each other, Never give another pain; If your brother speak in anger, Answer not in wrath again.
Page 94 - Do your best, your very best, And do it every day, Little boys and little girls : That is the wisest way.
Page 93 - Be the matter -what it may, Always speak the truth. If at work, or if at play, Always speak the truth.

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