St. Nicholas Volume 10

St. Nicholas Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...of the five, in varied fashion, we come joyfully the monthly comin of Sr. NICHOLAS to our island home. Vould that ilwe power in pen or pencil were mine to give to your chaste, cheerful pages pictures of and among these grape-wing islands of the Vest, where summer lingers longer and Jae Frost arrives later than at any like latitude on all this broad continent of ours. The waters, heated b the summer's sun, retain their latent heat, and this heat, given 0 as cooler days creep on, softens the air and preserves for weeks our flowers and garden-plants in native greenncss, when far south of the Ohio the touch of winter is upon the land. Pardon the digression. and permit me, as by first intention, to thank you most heartily for the pure pleasure and solid teaching which ou, as the "Great School-ma'am," are giving to thousands throughout this world of ours, my own little flock among the growin number. have but to add that we are Canadians, living at the extreme southern point of the New Dominion; but I believe that glorious old Santa Claus knows no lines of latitude or politics. I beg to remain, dear NICIIOLAS, for the boys and m self, Sincerely and faithfully yours, I.." MC. Next comes this frank letter from "another nineteen-year-old " OSWEGO, January 4, 1883. DEAR ST. NXCHOLAS: On looking throu h the Letter-Box of the December number of ST. NICHOLAS, I fin one letter written by ulie B., who is nineteen years old. I am nineteen also, and do not eel a bit "grown up " either. and enjoy Sr. NICHOLAS immensely. My brother and I commenced taking it when it first started, and now my little sister takes it. She had read the old numbers, which we have bound, over and over again, and so, when Christmas came, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 494 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935780
  • 9781236935786