St. Nicholas, Volum 11,Part 2

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Mary Mapes Dodge
Scribner, 1884

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PÓgina 904 - The Queen of Hearts She made some tarts, All on a summer's day; The Knave of Hearts He stole those tarts, And took them clean away. The King of Hearts Called for the tarts, And beat the Knave full sore; The Knave of Hearts Brought back the tarts, And vowed he'd steal no more.
PÓgina 558 - Now as the armed troops stood thick of men upon the bridge, and there were likewise many heaps of stones and other weapons upon it, and the piles under it being loosened and broken, the bridge gave way ; and a great part of the men upon it fell into the river, and all the others fled, some into the castle, some into Southwark.
PÓgina 983 - The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their...
PÓgina 558 - ... them so many stones and missile weapons, such as arrows and spears, that neither helmet nor shield could hold out against it; and the ships themselves were so greatly damaged that many retreated out of it.
PÓgina 952 - Were half the power that fills the world with terror, Were half the wealth bestowed on camps and courts, Given to redeem the human mind from error, There were no need of arsenals or forts: The warrior's name would be a name abhorred!
PÓgina 983 - The primal duties shine aloft — like stars ; The charities that soothe, and heal, and bless, Are scattered at the feet of Man — like flowers.
PÓgina 697 - Washington avowed, when the great struggle was over, that, " if all the States had done their duty as well as the little State of Connecticut, the war would have been ended long ago.
PÓgina 983 - No flocks that range the valley free, To slaughter I condemn: Taught by that Power that pities me, I learn to pity them...
PÓgina 558 - Southwark there was a bridge, so broad that two waggons could pass each other upon it. On the bridge were raised barricades, both towers and wooden parapets, in the direction of the river, which were nearly breast high ; and under the bridge were piles driven into the bottom of the river. Now when the attack was made the troops stood on the bridge everywhere, and defended themselves. King Ethelred was very anxious to get possession of the bridge, and he called together all the chiefs to consult how...
PÓgina 868 - Its beam on the battle, is set ; But enough of its glory remains on each sword To light us to victory yet...

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