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READING BOOKS

ADAPTED TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE REVISED CODE

Edited By The Rev. A. R. GRANT

BECTOB Or HITCHAM. AKD HONOEAKT CAIfON OF BLy; FOBMERLV
H.M. INSPECTOR OF SCHOOLS

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THIRD STANDARD.

THE PEDLAR'S CARAVAN.

I Wish I lived in a caravan,
With a horse to drive, like the pedlar-man!
Where he comes from nobody knows,
Or where he goes to, but on he goes!

His caravan has windows two,

And a chimney of tin that the smoke comes through;

He has a wife, with a baby brown,

And they go riding from town to town.

Chairs to mend, and delf to sell!
He clashes the basins like a bell,
Tea-trays, baskets, ranged in order,
Plates with the alphabet round the border!

The roads are brown, and the sea is green,
But his house is just like a bathing-machine;
The world is round, and he can ride,
Rumble and splash, to the other side!

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