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The Junior Classics

By: Patten, William, 1868-1936, Ed
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St. Nicholas : Volume 47, Pt. 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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Little Brothers to the Scouts

By: Hyde, E. A. Watson
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St. Nicholas : Volume 33 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...e old enough, get for yourselfsome goodhandbook, manual, orprimer of English literature, and make use of it to in- form yourself about the books you r... ...of which are for grown-up readers. Our boys and girls should not forget that literature, after all, is named from the letters by which great thoughts ... ... from those who perhaps never expected or even wished to m.ike either art or literature a life work have bidden the League a sad good-by when they gre... ...ers, as told in Thackeray's ballad. Henry IMorley in his " Sketch of English Literature " gives apoem that is said to have been composed by this king ... ... so many MASONRY. good reasons for becoming acquainted with the best English literature, it seems hardly necessary to suggest yet another. Nevertheles...

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Catalogue of Books, Annotated and Arranged, and Provided By the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh for the Use of Th First Eight Grades in the Pittsburgh Schools

By: Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
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St. Nicholas : Volume 35 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

... comparative study — the most profitable study to the young as- jiirant in literature and art. Many, very many, of those who entered that class-room e... ...e has already interested our fore- most educators, our teachers of art and literature, many of whom have made it a part of their class work; and certa... ...y, which is quite as worthy of recognition as the talents which incline to literature and art. We have re- ceived some most remarkable pictures of the...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 48 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

... (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) E. T. Corbett 62 St. Nicholas TRE.iisuRE-Box of Literature. The 139, 304, 480 Introduction ; by the Editor ' 139 " David ... ...a ^|.iTC^ ".r^ . such rough play, but I should like to compete in poetry and literature. How glorious it would be to write like the yoimg Euripides ! ... ...ttle difference. Here, at any rate, the story of King Arthur got fairly into literature for the first time. Writers from every side took up the Arthur... ...re. THE ST. NICHOLAS TREASURE - BOX. 139 THE ST. NICHOLAS TRI-:ASURE-BOX OF LITERATURE. InTR(1I)UCTIO\ : BV THE Editok. Literature is a very big thin... ...rous to young folks, because they give an idea that a certain amount of good literature nmst be acquired, and that here is the cream of it, skimmed an...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 23 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

... Minister to Greece, who is known to be an enthusiast in Hellenic studies. Literature, art, and commerce, steam and electricity— these have knit the w...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 41 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...Woodstock"; the entire book was written in less than three months. To these facts, literature gives no parallel. There was 36 MORE THAN CONQUERORS no... ...as, indeed, across the hall, sitting joy- fully in the midst of the medical-school literature that had struck such despair to the heart of an aspiring... ...e Milton, to be recited later at the country school-house, and to memorize bits of literature from the old McGuffey readers. For it was a piece of rar... ...ue that the makers of books have been great readers. Yet think upon what different literature from that of the modern girl the author of "The Little C... ...uch works as Fox's "Book of Martyrs," and others even more depressing. The lighter literature was bought, bor- rowed, or smuggled in from the neighbor...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 10 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...g restored, I doubt not that there will be an increasingdemand fora children's literature in the Arabic language." iSSi.) THE LETTER-BOX. iS7 Dear Gi... ... a reproachful glance. " I hear there has been a good deal of this kind of 1-1-literature in the papers," said Lute. "And 1 should n't wonder if there... ...ancisco. Among the course ot studies which I pursue are chemistry, geome- try, literature, Latin, rhetoric, zoology, astronomy, and history. I am seve... ...three languages, superintending his as.sistauLs, and contnbuting to scientific literature. In his last summer school, Agassiz asked his pupils to join... ...y for the reckoning." The chaplain, it should be said, made some pretension to literature, and considered himself quite an authority in the camp on al... ...n the same night they died peacefully and happily. Weeping children and grand- childrensurrounded thetwo coffins ; and as one wished to remove the rin...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 22 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

... long since passed by. I would like to tell your boy and girl readers about my Literature Album. Mama selects pictures of noted men and women from dif... ..., what should I do without St. Nicholas? It helps me so much in my history and literature." Now, two little grandchildren, Amniie and Earl, are learni... ...for the world that it happened so. For had Oliver been carried to America, our literature might never have known that most charming of stories, " The ... ... in 1833 but little chance that an author might support himself comfortably by literature alone. American literature was hardly older than Holmes hims... ...first volume of poems, each was to the end ofhis career. To neither ofthem was literature a live- lihood. Bryant was first a lawyer and then a journal...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 21 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

..." Abroad it revealed lo the critics that American life was to have its own literature. Scott read the book aloud to his family. The book still delight... ...uld be the result of those days of darkness ; but as has often happened in literature, the writ- ings at which people laugh longest are the Avork of m... ...n. At last he extended to seven numbers in America, and on turned again to literature, and the first number both sides of the Atlantic the complete bo... ...(Mav, that Irving had a secure place in the history of EngHsh and American literature. The charm of the " Sketch-Book " is not dif- ficult to define. ... ...Legend of Sleepy Hollow " — tales of a kind till then un- known in English literature ; and " Dolph Hey- liger," in " Bracebridge Hall," is a worthy t...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 22 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...a volume—a thin little book, but containing poems destined to a long life in literature. This earlier poetry of Bryant's has for us a double interest,... ...thors and artists of New York Bryant was eagerly welcomed. Although American literature had thus begun, it was still in its infancy. The reading publi... ... fort- night, dying June 12, 1878. Bryant's place in the history of American literature is easy to declare : He was a pioneer and leader. He was the e... ...e did nothing Bryant as a poet : he was mature very early in base or mean in literature or in life, nothing life and he kept his youth to the end. Tru... ...better known for its ancient university than for its golfing. In the golfing literature of this ancient town is a pleasant rhyme by Mr. Barclay, capta...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 25 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...e clerk, and had no more idea of becoming a pirate than he had of going into literature, although he finally did both. At that time the French West In... ...facts he considers so interesting when he meets them in his reading. English literature is a storehouse ofriches beside which Ali Baba's cave is no mo...

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Jackanapes. Daddy Darwin's Dovecot. The Story of a Short Life

By: Ewing, Juliana Horatia Gatty, 1841-1885; Eden, Horatia K. F. Gatty

...PES by JULIANA HORATIA EWING Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org DADDY DARWIN'S DOVECOT ... ...S DOVECOT Author: JULIANA HORATIA EWING Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ... " London Society." Julie found no real satisfaction in writing this kind of literature, and she soon discarded it ; but her first attempt showed some... ...land family with the gift of second-sight, presaging death. THEORY OF FAIRY LITERATURE. 39 During 1875 Julie was again aided by her husband in the wo...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 17 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...ill not bear reading more than once. Still, most of what is called " current literature" may be bought for a low price, the chances being that its fli... ...lf of wholesome historical myths as against much of the sensational juvenile literature of the day. Set the stage for the court scene, covering the ta... ...ith stories wild, the girls with " raven tresses "— This ghoul of children's literature, this imp of sordid presses ; Beside this scamp, these harmles...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 26 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...." The series is one on children's reading, by Kate M. Cone: Of all forms of literature of universal attraction, poetry is the richest. To love it wit... ...eation. It would be well if the arts were as much advanced. Painting, music, literature, and the drama still find their great masters here and there a... ... rather peevishly. " Is it Shakspere's play? I never read it. I did n't take Literature at school. Papa thought I was too delicate to study much." Sue... ... the particular case. It seems clear that several pieces of true and lasting literature vastly delight most young competitors. Few of their lists omit... ... writers, and it seems that to try to suggest the best benefits of the be.st literature is the first thing St. Nicholas should do in considering the r...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 20 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...e always from New England ; just as Scotland still holds its own in London literature. No doubt each place has its advan- tages, but there was a time ... ... Maria Child and Julia Ward Howe. Now, if we consider how much of American literature is represented by these few names, it is evident that if Boston ...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 24 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...irds sing. No wonder that June felt sanguine. " Now, according to the best literature," she puffed, between the digs, " my venture ought to attract th... ...talking over the subject for their next composition. As the hour for their literature lesson drew near, one ofthem said that she wished " there was so... ...s, and she had a plan that promised something new. Before dismiss- ing the literature class the teacher said : " Giris, instead of a composition next ... ...s were over and the diplomas had been awarded, Mr. Shedd, the professor of literature, announced that at the be- ginning of the fall term he would giv... ...s the Book of The Boy's Boyhood. He does not recommend it as the exclusive literature of their boyhood to other boys; but out of it The Boy knows that...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 21 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...vate tutor, assisted by my teacher. I enjoy my lessons very much, especially literature. I am studying Tennyson's poems now, and have just learned " T... ... Dutch, Portuguese, Gaelic, and Greek. \Vithout question it is what piece of literature the Colonies ])ro- tluced." No man had ever preached a doctrin... ...ontinued for several years to devote herself to the two arts of painting and literature, and published successively ".\ Crown from the Spear," " Ropes...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 19 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...her mama. Molly's papa went to his law-office; her aunt Mary went to teach the Literature class at the High School, as she " Do you want to go very mu...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 11 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...d, where he lives the life of a quiet country gentleman, devoting himself to literature and rural pursuits. He is now a man of sixty-four years, but y... ... far and wide over the garden. Greatwas the lamentation next morningwhen the childrensaw the ruin. Theboys felt that itwas past mending, and gave it u...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 17 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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St. Nicholas : Volume 30 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

... literary qualities, including in that phrase the only thing that makes good literature worth while, that is, thought. Any child of fair education can... ...nvestigation showed that there had been no description of them in scientific literature and that no other known fish was so minute when mature. It bec... ...ights we gather for a feast or some other amusement. We are studying English literature and have Just finished "Lady Macbeth." Well, I must close. You... ...S AND READING. 957 is n't a similar plant growing along the pleasant ways of literature. The habit of lazy skipping is so easy to acquire, and so hard... ...at the Kingdom of Heaven is not to be taken by violence ; and the Kingdom of Literature is equally safe from capture by as- sault. You cannot read a g...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 33 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...E. now and then, hear it said or see it written that all the real value in literature can be put upon a small shelf. That is to say, 765 the really im... ...imple laws. These illustrations will show what is meant by saying that all literature is contained in a few great books. The Bible, and the works ofa ... ...ir own day than in ours, is William Lyly, known to all students of English literature as the one who brought into fashion that taste for high-flownand... ... the two rival boys' schools in Harbury would drive Geometry and Latin and Literature far from her mind and a rueful face and a very blank mem- ory wo... ...D READING. SPELLING Boys and girls who have REFORM. read enough of English literature to be able to compare the language in its beginnings, in the poe...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 29 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...g, until at last came victory, and a niche in the hall of fame where the great literatures of the world hve forever. He read of Watt, of Mozart, of Go... ...in their pur- suit. In 1508 the game was popular enough to be mentioned in the literature of the day, and Barclay wrote : The sturdie plowman, lustic,... ... this department has mainly to do. Yet there are some volumes not to be called literature that should be familiar to book-lovers ; and one of the most...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 26 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...d the best advice will be soutrht and offered. It will not be forgotten that literature is the play-ground of the mind, as well as its treasury and dr... ...g mob : it can- not wiih impunity—it cannot with existence — go on despising literature, despising science, despising art, despising nature, despising... ...ry about that, is there? Now,how does he undertake to prove his case ? As to literature, he says (in part) : We talk of food for the mind as of food f... ...ith wonderful sculpture, full of men and wo- men learned in art and great in literature ; and students of Greek history believe that the wisest of the... ...hat it could be contained in a nutshell. Disraeli, in his " Cu- riosities of Literature," tells that a learned man named Huet once proved that this wa...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 18 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

... that very act proves my high opinion of stories. They have their place in literature, and a noble one it is ; not a serial in St. Nicholas but has so... ... mice, perhaps knowing more than most mice, having been familiar with good literature all their days, just laughed at mouse-traps, no matter how tempt... ... hold duties in his conversation, and in reading with him works of English literature. Toby had his boats stored in the bam, and early in spring he be...

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St. Nicholas : Volume 24 Part 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

...ance, poetry, anecdotes, biography, as her wide know- ledge of English history and literature sug- gested. " Stories," Nina called them all. In- stead... ...reading, which had been denied them so long. The more they read of this pe- culiar literature from the library left by Heze- kiah Wallstow, themore in... ...by moonlight, and which they believed was filled with whiskey, contained seditious literature enough, if the mountaineers had ever found it, to have p... ...ared Fraulein's la- bors, and took certain classes— drawing,math- ematics, English literature. The example and influence ofthe cousins made Nina first...

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Journeys through Bookland; A New and Original Plan for Reading; Vol. 9

By: Sylvester, Charles Herbert

...OUGH by CHARLES H. SYLVESTER Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org BOOKLAND, VOL. IX ... ...D, VOL. IX Author: CHARLES H. SYLVESTER Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher: World Public Library Association Copyright © 20... ...WorldLibrary.net is an effort to preserve and disseminate classic works of literature, serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and ot... ...giiBooWanii A New and Original Plan for Reading, Applied to the World's Best Literature for Children BY Charles H. Sylvester Author of English and Ame... ...ived if we try always to use our best judg- ment. One of the o-reat benefits literature can offer us is the opportunity to study character, and Shakes...

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The Tale of Brownie Beaver

By: Bailey, Arthur Scott, 1877; Petersen, Diane
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St. Nicholas : Volume 20, Pt. 2

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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St. Nicholas : Volume 16 Part 1

By: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

... national wealth? Tell him that the Government has invaded science, art, and literature ; ask him to explain where it derives its authority to do so ;... ...e the legislative branch of the Government in the interesting but formidable literature of "annual reports." In addition to the regular reports requir... ..., and to this his enor- mous industry, aided by much reading of good English literature in after days, supplied what was lacking. People who have forg... ...n in no way prevent the All rights rcscr\'cd. hardly a rival in the juvenile literature of our century. Mrs. Burnett had a model for the hero in her o... ...rnment of his country, but had occupied himself in studying the language and literature of France and in writing books. Now his pen was laid aside for...

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