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The Playwork Book

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Author: Ann Macbeth
Published: 1918
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,836 / 69 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60.8
Downloads: 952
Added to site: 2014.06.27
mnybks.net#: 31611
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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t the base, and heaped outside with a covering of dead bracken and dry leafy twigs. In town too, for wet days there was always the house under the table, walled in with table cover and blankets: delightful dwellings all, and happy little "homes" to live in, for any place is a "home" to us when we look back to it with happy memory. And the garlands we made of daisies and red clover, thick as a man's arm and plaited strongly together, with which we decked the clothes-props on the drying green, and made them into Maypoles! We remember the joy these things gave, chiefly because we made them; we remember them far better than the games we played, or the entertainments we went to.

At school again, my best personal experience, and one that I have found valuable above all the other education I got, was not the lessons I learned from books; I have forgotten almost all I got from them. It was the great days when we had plays in school, and I was allowed to devise, and practically direct the whole making of the st

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