St. Nicholas Volume 31, No. 2

St. Nicholas Volume 31, No. 2

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...breathing you will find Proves a sad thing to feathered kind. MARY ELIZABETH STONE. CHARADE. My first is a letter small, Though 't is very commonly used; My second, a kind of animal; (When you guess it you '11 be amused!) My third yon do when your tea 's too warm. And you should, when you drink iced tea; My fourth is an article, short in form; One more hint and you '11 have the key: My fifth is a verb we employ--Some writers, instead, say " eschew." My whole means--mark well, every boy!--Liberty! Guess me, now do. NAN REARDEN (League Member). CONNECTED SQUARES. (GoldBadge, St Nicholas League Competition.) Start at a certain letter in the bottom line, proceed in any diagonal direction, and spell 1. The date of a great celebration. 2. What it commemorates. 3. The name of a great general connected with it. 4. The name of a man from Virginia who made the motion in Congress. Begin at a certain letter in the top line, proceed in any diagonal direction, and spell 5. The name of the man from Massachusetts who seconded the motion. 6. The surname of the man who wrote a famous document. 7. The name of the man who first signed it. Each letter is to be used but once. From E in the bottom line one could go to E or C, but not to W, A, Or J. JUNIATA FAIRFIELD. TRANSFORMATIONS. The middle letter changing here Will make these transformations clear. 1. A lazy man becomes a fish; 2. A boat an emblem, if you wish. 3. Twelve dozen you will find ere long A meadow growth so fresh and strong. 4. And this salt-peter all can see Becomes a flowing river free. 5. The sandy shore will make a seat; 6. A leader's staff is changed to meat. 7. A germ becomes a steeple high; 8. A company, a little pie. 9. And next, in place of warmth or zeal, You '11 find metallic...
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  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236920279
  • 9781236920270