A Treasury of Plays for Children

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Montrose Jonas Moses
Little, Brown,, 1921 - Amateur plays - 550 pages

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Contents

I
3
II
63
III
105
IV
137
V
223
VI
235
VII
319
VIII
353
IX
377
X
437
XI
453
XII
471
XIII
517
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Page 416 - Four other Oysters followed them, And yet another four; And thick and fast they came at last, And more, and more, and more All hopping through the frothy waves, And scrambling to the shore.
Page 413 - Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?" "That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,
Page 417 - It seems a shame,' the Walrus said, 'To play them such a trick. After we've brought them out so far, And made them trot so quick!' The Carpenter said nothing but 'The butter's spread too thick!' 'I weep for you,' the Walrus said: 'I deeply sympathize.
Page 424 - I — I hardly know, sir, just at present — at least I know who I was when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.
Page 421 - Ah, well! It means much the same thing," said the Duchess, digging her sharp little chin into Alice's shoulder as she added, "and the moral of that is — " Take care of the sense, and the sounds will take care of themselves.
Page 391 - Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgra.be. "Beware the Jabberwock, my son! The jaws that bite, the claws that catch! Beware the Jubjub bird and shun The frumious Bandersnatch!
Page 402 - ... he's treading on my tail. See how eagerly the lobsters and the turtles all advance! They are waiting on the shingle— will you come and join the dance? Will you, won't you, will you, won't you, will you join the dance? Will you, won't you, will you, won't you, won't you join the dance? 'You can really have no notion how delightful it will be When they take us up and throw us, with the lobsters, out to sea!' But the snail replied 'Too far, too far!
Page 397 - When I use a word ... it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less.
Page 406 - ... might just as well say that 'I see what I eat' is the same thing as 'I eat what I see'!" "You might just as well say...
Page 392 - Alice, still panting a little, "you'd generally get to somewhere else — if you ran very fast for a long time as we've been doing." "A slow sort of country!" said the Queen. "Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!

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