The Jingle Book

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Author: Carolyn Wells
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 12,565 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 614
Added to site: 2008.02.10
mnybks.net#: 20016
Origin: gutenberg.org

No more delightful gift for young people could be imagined than this charming book... Each page has its happy surprise and it will be a prosaic child who will not find delight in both pictures [not included] and jingles.

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dog,
With excitement all agog,
And angry eyes that seemed to flash and glower.
His manner was polite,
But he said, "I claim my right!
And I've called, sir, to demand of you my hour."

"Your what?" the old man said,
As he shook his puzzled head;
And the pertinacious puppy spoke with force:
"Well, sir, they often say,
'Every dog must have his day,'
So a puppy ought to have an hour, of course!"

[Illustration]

The old man shook with glee,
But he said obligingly,
"The dog days are all gone, I grieve to say;
But since you've come so far,
And so mannerly you are,
I'll give you just an hour--to get away."

[Illustration]

The Grandiloquent Goat

A very grandiloquent Goat
Sat down to a gay table d'hôte;
He ate all the corks,
The knives and the forks,
Remarking: "On these things I dote."

Then, before his repast he began,
While pausing the menu to scan,
He said: "Corn, if you please,

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