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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 Excerpt:...wealthy and, if we do not all grow very wise, everybody but you and the grave-diggers and the moneylenders will be too wise to grumble." 5."It is all very well to laugh," said Mr. Black "but you won't laugh when the hail beats down your corn.""No but I shall laugh when the rain waters it.""It won't be rain it will be hail, I tell you.""And I tell you it won't be hail it will be rain." 6. From words the two men nearly came to blows but, while their quarrel was hottest, a breeze sprang up and blew the cloud away,--so that there was neither hail nor rain. LESSON 27. How the Wind Blows. tan'-gle au'-tumn blos'-soms hol'-lows hur'-ry whis'-tle win'-dow pane 1. High and low the spring winds blow. They take the kites the boys have made, And carry them high into the air They snatch the little girls' hats away, And toss and tangle their flowing hair. High and low The winds do blow. 2. High and low the summer winds blow. They dance and play with the garden flowers They bend down the grass and ripe yellow grain They rock the bird in the hanging nest, And dash the rain on the window pane. High and low The winds do blow. 3. High and low the autumn winds blow. They drive the bees and blossoms away, And whirl all the dry leaves over the ground They shake the branches of all the trees, And scatter apples and nuts around. High and low The winds do blow. 4. High and low the winter winds blow. They fill the hollows with drifts of snow They sweep on the hills a pathway clear They hurry children along to school, And whistle songs for the glad new year. High and low The winds do blow. LESSON 28. The Dog Tribe--The Fox. rogue re-ward'-ed dodg'-es concealed' guilt'-y con-tract'-ed de-sert'-ed in-tel'-li-gence p...

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