St. Nicholas Volume 13

St. Nicholas Volume 13

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...ih of 1' as in 1!'), ' ia has the sound of ya as in yarn; and final ien has the sound ofycu. THE LETTER--BOX. Aununu, N. Y., 1886. DEAR ST. NICHOLAS: Mamma says that I may send you a picture ofa little girl who has been raised on ST. NICHOLAS. We have every one that ever was printed. The story that I always liked best of all is " Dressing Mary Ann," in 1880, because Mamma made it come true with my French doll, only her name is Cornelia. Ever so many things in bT. NICHOLAS will come true if you only try. Not all things, though, for I might pound my Papa on the back all day, and I never could pound such a story out of him as Mr. Howells's little girl did out of hers. She 's lucky. Mine only knows two stories. Mamma says that you don't like long letters, but she is sure you will like me, and I am sure I hope so. Your friend always, JULIE. LONGDALIZ lII.'F.S., ALLEGHANY Co., VA. DEAR ST. Nicuot..s: I have seen so many letters in your magazine from little girls. that I have concluded to write also. You must know your magazine is highly appreciated in our wild home, among the iron-mountains of Virgima. It has been wry, vrry cold here, and as my little brother Willie and I have a cough, we have to stay indoors most of the time, and amuse ourselves with our pet kitten, and reading the dear ST. NICHOLAS. One of the little boys here has a fawn. It is a lovely pet, and so gentle and graceful. Villie and I are afraid to go far from the house, as there are so many bears around here. They are killed very frequently. I should like to see one, but at a distance. From your little friend, Auce K. ST. PAUL, Mum. MY DEAR ST. NICHOLAS: Although I have taken you for more than five ears, I have only written once, and that was to Jack. So to-day...show more

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  • Paperback | 482 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 853g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236904664
  • 9781236904669