The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine. [Official Publication of Chautauqua Institution, a System of Popular Education]. Volume . 18

The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine. [Official Publication of Chautauqua Institution, a System of Popular Education]. Volume . 18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ... rewarded in this world, but the noble heroes and heroines, though they suffer to death, are so sure that in virtue they have chosen the better portion that the book is relieved of pessimism. Throughout the volume there is no condescension on the part of the author to the plane of youthful readers; rather she carries them up to the climax of each story by the power of an intense interest. The one entitled "A Dog of Flanders" will be.hailed by the very young readers as especially theirs. This claim, however, probably will be disputed by those more advanced in age, who will appropriate the rest of the volume. "Twenty Little Maidens " f forms the subject of as many entertaining short stories by Amy E. Blanchard. In it child life is pictured in many different kinds of homes. Most of the little girls possess a phenomenal proportion of goodness, but, in the stories, wisely use it to make things generally interesting. Pictures by Ida Waugh enliven the pages. A wealth of fairy lore gracefully presented is to be found in "The Chronicles of Fairyland."!: These fantastic tales are illustrated by M. Dunlop. One of the most charming stories for the month is for small boys. It is about a boy who lived with his parents at a military post in Texas and his friendship for an unpopular soldier. The story is told in good style and attractively ill ustrated by the author. "Topsys and Turvys" is one of the most amusing of holiday picture books. A number of full-page colored plates when viewed right side up tell half a story, the other half of which A Dog of Flanders, and Other Stories. By Louisa de la Rame (Ouida). Illustrated by Edmund H. Gairett $1.50. 1 Twenty Little Maidens. By Amy E. Blanchard. Illustrated by Ida...show more

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  • Paperback | 552 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 975g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123650917X
  • 9781236509178