What Shall We Do Now?: Over Five Hundred Games and Pastimes; a Book of Suggestions for Children's Games and Employments

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Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1922 - Počet stran: 415
 

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Strana 14 - When will you pay me? say the bells of Old Bailey. When I grow rich, say the bells of Shoreditch. When will that be, say the bells of Stepney.
Strana 187 - AT evening when the lamp is lit, Around the fire my parents sit; They sit at home and talk and sing, And do not play at anything. Now, with my little gun, I crawl All in the dark along the wall, And follow round the forest track Away behind the sofa back. There, in the night, where none can spy, All in my hunter's camp I lie, And play at books that I have read Till it is time to go to bed.
Strana 379 - Please don't handle me with dirty hands. I should feel ashamed to be seen when the next little boy borrowed me. " Or leave me out in the rain. Books can catch cold as well as children. " Or make marks on me with your pen or pencil. It would spoil my looks. " Or lean on me with your elbows when you are reading me. It hurts. " Or open me and lay me face down on the table.
Strana 40 - PETER Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper ; A peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked ; If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled pepper, Where is the peck of pickled pepper Peter Piper picked ? CLXXVIII.
Strana 30 - He had a dog and his name was Bob, She had a cat and her name was Chitterbob. " Bob," says Cob ; " Chitterbob,
Strana 26 - Round the Mulberry Bush Here we go 'round the mulberry bush, The mulberry bush, the mulberry bush. Here we go 'round the mulberry bush So early in the morning.
Strana 189 - WHEN I was sick and lay a-bed, I had two pillows at my head, And all my toys beside me lay To keep me happy all the day. And sometimes for an hour or so I watched my leaden soldiers go, With different uniforms and drills, Among the bed-clothes, through the hills : And sometimes sent my ships in fleets All up and down among the sheets ; Or brought my trees and houses out, And planted cities all about. I was the giant great and still That sits upon the pillow-hill, And sees before him, dale and plain,...
Strana 187 - Good-night to all my friends on shore; I shut my eyes and sail away And see and hear no more. And sometimes things to bed I take, As prudent sailors have to do; Perhaps a slice of wedding-cake, Perhaps a toy or two. All night across the dark we steer; But when the day...
Strana 30 - THE MUFFIN MAN Oh, do you know the muffin man, The muffin man, the muffin man ; Oh, do you know the muffin man That lives in Drury Lane? Oh, yes, I know the muffin man, The muffin man, the muffin man.
Strana 24 - Baff,' And gave me this staff, Telling me neither to smile nor to laugh. Buff says 'Baff,' to all his men, And I say 'Baff to you again. And he neither laughs nor smiles, In spite of all your cunning wiles, But carries his face with a very good grace, And passes his staff to the very next place.

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