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Quotations Containing the Sound of i in it, e in end, and a in at
1. She leaned far out on the window-sill
And shook it forth with a royal will.
2. A primrose by the river's brim
A yellow primrose was to him,
Now men of death, work forth your will,
4. The war pipes ceased; but lake and hill
5. I wonder what spendthrift chose to spill
6. With thy red lip, redder still,
Kissed by strawberries on the hill.
7. Fib, and Tib, and Pinck, and Pin, Tick, and Quick, and Jill, and Jin, Tit, and Nit, and Wap, and Win,
The train that wait upon her. "QUEEN MAB."
The day is cold and dark and dreary,
It rains and the wind is never weary.
9. Think before you speak; pronounce not imperfectly, nor bring out your words too hastily, but orderly and distinctly.
-WASHINGTON'S RULES OF BEHAVIOR.
10. Only reapers, reaping early
In among the bearded barley,
11. On the crossbeam under the Old South bell,
The nest of a pigeon is builded well.
12. I sate beside a sage's bed,
And the lamp was burning red,
Near the book where he had fed.
13. And laid her head on the strawberry bed, To hear what the red-cheeked berries said.
A little nonsense now and then
15. Lord, God of Hosts, be with us yet,
16. How the tortoise bears its shell,
How the woodchuck digs his cell
And the ground mole sinks his well.
17. Behind shut the postern, the lights sank to rest,
18. Pleasures are like poppies spread,
19. The owl awakens from her dell,
The fox is heard upon the fell.
20. But the straw rustled as he turned his head, There were the cap and bells beside his bed. -“KING ROBERT OF SICILY," LONGFELLOW.
21. He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands,
Ring'd with the azure world, he stands.
22. I sprang to the stirrup, and Joris and he,
I galloped, Dirck galloped, we galloped all three.
23. I know it is a sin
For me to sit and grin
At him here;
But the old three-cornered hat
And the breeches and all that
Are so queer.
24. In the furrowed land
The toilsome and patient oxen stand.
25. Joy! Joy! see Freedom lead her bands Through western wilds, o'er desert lands.
That ends this strange, eventful history,
Is second childishness and mere oblivion;
Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything.
Sounds of o in odd, u in up, and oo in book 1. He had caught the nodding bulrush tops, And hung them thickly with diamond drops.
2. Now in humbler, happier lot
This is all remembered not.
3. How strange it seems with so much gone Of life and love, to still live on.
4. So while the poet stood in this sweet spot, Some fainter glimmerings o'er his fancy shot.
5. Sometimes goldfinches one by one will drop From low-hung branches; little space they stop.
6. And doubly dying shall go down
7. For freedom's battle once begun,
8. Our spoil is won,
Our task is done,
We are free to dive, or soar, or run.
9. Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just, And this be our motto, "In God is our trust."
10. I love the brook, and love
-FRANCIS SCOTT KEY.
Cloud ships floating from above.
11. The swarming insects drone and hum,
The partridge beats his throbbing drum.
12. The woodland rings with laugh and shout, as if a hunt
And woodland flowers are gathered to crown the
13. There is no friend so faithful as a good book, There is no worse robber than a bad book.
14. And with a child's undoubting wisdom look, On all those pages of God's book.
15. Where are the flowers, the fair young flowers, that lately sprang and stood
In brighter light and softer airs, a beauteous sisterhood?
16. "How," cried the mayor, "d'ye think I'll brook Being worse treated than a cook?"
17. Seekest thou for bliss?
Lo! here it is
In a quiet nook,
With well-loved book.
18. Rose up where sty and corn crib stood Or garden wall or belt of wood.
19. Then Roderick with impatient look From Brian's hand the symbol took.