Clara's Amusements
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9785518947191
  • januari 2014
  • 198 pagina's
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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: Clara skipped for joy when she heard that, and Jane said? " Horsett-wzanship, it should be, Philip." RIDDLES After tea, Jane and Clara reminded Miss Archer that she had said she knew plenty of riddles, and they asked her to tell them some. Miss Archer took out of her work-basket a little book bound in blue morocco, and turned over the leaves. " What kind of a riddle will you have," said she. " An anagram, a rebus, a charade, or an enigma?" ' What are all those ?" asked Jane. " All puzzles, but explained by different rules," replied Ruth. " Tell us one of each kind," said Jane. " Tell us first what each kind is," said Clara. " An anagram," said Ruth, " is made by taking one or mere words, and placing the letters that spell them in different positions, so that they will spall another word. Here is an anagram." Cato and Chloe so transpose As only one word to compose; And then, my friend, you'll have in view, What I should like to drink with you. "Cato and Chloe?Cato and Chloe?like to drink," repeated Jane. "It can't be coffee, or claret, or champagne." Philip took out his pencil, wrote down the words, and after considering them for a few moments, pronounced the answer to be Chocolate. " Chocolate ! chocolate!" said Clara; "now why did'n't I think of that. It seems so easy." "When you know it," said Ruth. "Here is another anagram. Find the Circle of Sciences in A nice cold pye. Profiting by her observation of Philip's mode of proceeding, Jane wrote the words on a bit of paper: then she cut the letters apart, and arranged them in different words. At last she exclaimed? " I have found it out, Ruth! Look, Clara: The same letters that spell a nice cold pye, spell Encyclopedia. And the dictionary says, that Encyclopedia means the Cir...



januari 2014
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263 g
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148 mm
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11 mm
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