St. Nicholas Volume . 25, 1

St. Nicholas Volume . 25, 1

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...some of your readers would like to hear about our kitty and a little squirrel. Where I live there are a great many gray squirrels. We have a cat we call " Mr. Kit "; and he likes to play with them. One morning when we were at breakfast a little squirrel jumped upon the window-sill, and looked in at the window. I went upstairs and brought Kit down; but the squirrel did not jump down; instead of that he put his nose right against the window, and Kit did the same, and they looked at each other through the glass. So I let Kit out, and they played together for a long while; then I let the squirrel in, and he curled up on my sister's bed and slept until dinner-time. Your interested little reader, ALICe BoiT. We thank the young friends whose names follow for pleasant letters received: Hazle and Bessie Raynor, Kendall Morse, Lucille Owen, Leigh Gibson Newell, Mary Fitzgerald, Myrtie Cantrell, Leila Gifford, Tom Barry, Lidie Hurst Oliver, Edna Mason, Gwendolin Gillen, Dorothy Wells, Marion Polk Angellotti, Eunice Burton, William H. Zinser, Jr., Anna and Katharine Gardiner, Marion Grace Allison. From 14 to I, twin sons of Jupiter, whose sanctuary was an asylum for runaway slaves; from 15 to 2, the sun-god of Homer; from 16 to 3, a mixture of honey, water, vinegar, and spice, boiled to a syrup; from 17 to 4, one of Dido's names; from 18 to 5, the "Athens of America "; from 19 to 6, in Norse mythology, the dwelling-place of a giant; from 20 to 7, a brilliant Roman general; from 21 to 8, was crowned Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire in 896 A. D.; from 22 to 9, one of the Pleiades; from 23 to 10, daughter of the river-god Cebren; from 24 to 11, an evergreen shrub consecrated to Apollo; from 25 to 12, one of the sons of Demaratus;...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123684761X
  • 9781236847614