8th English

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4.4 The Unsinkable Ship

On 10 April 1912, the largest luxury ship in the world set sail from Southampton in England to New York. She was called the Titanic. The word ‘titanic’ means ‘huge’. […]

4.3 Golden Chain

Friendship is a Golden chain, The links our friends so dear, And like a rare and precious jewel It’s treasured more each year… It’s clasped together firmly With a love […]

4.1 The Vet

To be a successful and competent vet, Needs knowledge exceedingly wide, For each of the patients he’s likely to get Possesses a different inside. He must know why the cat […]

3.3 Truth

Sticks and stones may break my bones, But words can also hurt me. Stones and sticks break only skin, While words are ghosts that haunt me. Slant and curved the […]

3.2 The Song of Songs

Slowly, gently, the exhausted musician laid his tanpura on the carpet. The exquisite strains of Raag Darbari still vibrated within the hall. Emperor Akbar looked up, his eyes lit with […]

3.1 “Why?’’

I know a curious little boy Who is always asking, “why?’’ Why this, why that, why then, why now, Why not, why by-and-by? He wants to know why wood should […]

2.5 A Heroine of the Sea

Around the rocky coast of England stand many lonely lighthouses. Their lights, shining across the sea, warn sailors at night of dangerous rocks. When they see the lights sailors take […]