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Ohio Arbor Day 1913: Arbor and Bird Day Manual

Issued for the Benefit of the Schools of our State

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1913
Language: English
Wordcount: 27,004 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.8
LoC Category: GE
Downloads: 559
Added to site: 2007.10.14
mnybks.net#: 18533
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Nature
Excerpt

Give you greetings; hearty, royal.

(March to music to back of stage behind Flowers.)

Arbor Day.

Thank you, trees, from lowland and hill, I appreciate your hearty good will, Are others still coming to our fete? We welcome them, though they be late.

Enter ten small girls (run in on tiptoe lightly, waving arms while the others sing.)

The birds are flying, tra-la, tra-la, Their strong wings a-trying, tra-la, tra-la, From east and west, they come with the rest, For Springtime is here, tra-la, tra-la.

First girl (courtesies):

The Robin has a pretty vest,

Second girl:

The Bluebird sweetly sings his best;

Third girl:

The Bob-o-Link trills in its meadow home,

Fourth girl:

The Bluejay calls in a shrill loud tone,

Fifth girl:

The Blackbird sings in the tall marsh rushes,

Sixth girl:

But sweeter, softer, call the Thrushes,

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