A Jolly Jingle-Book

Author: Unknown
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,494 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.7
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 599
Added to site: 2007.04.01
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Excerpt

ays to lose is no disgrace,
That trying really makes a race.
Twas trying, he says, made the fun,
That all we wanted was the run.

ALICE TURNER CURTIS.

A BIG PLAYFELLOW

It's lots of fun down in the grass,
A-watching all the things that pass!
You won't come too? I wonder why
It's fun a-playing with the sky!

I guess you are too tall to see;
If you would come down here with me,
And just _ungrow_ a little, you
Could see just what you wanted to.

Such big cloud-ships with sails spread out
To catch the breeze that's all about!
And big gray birds with soft cloud-wings,
And wolves and bears and tiger things!

Just lying down here in the grass,
I've seen about a million pass;
They creep and run and sail and fly--
It's fun a-playing with the sky!

[Illustration: A Big Playfellow]

HAYING TIME

In haying-time my grandpa says
I'm lots of use to him;

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