St. Nicholas, Volume 37, Issue 1 (Google eBook)

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1909
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Page 293 - A high chair was placed at the table, pencils and paper were brought, and the infant artist soon produced an astonishingly striking likeness. Mr Kenyon now coaxed the child, who had got tired by the half- hour's labour, and asked him if he could take the likeness of the lady ? " Yes, that I can," was the reply once more, " if she will turn her side to me, for her face is not straight.
Page 60 - ... all. Program. One act. For four boys and four girls. Designs for costumes. Simple directions. Little pilgrims. TU, p. 39. A story of what they saw in the sea over the side of the good ship May-flower. Contents. For five boys, one girl, and extras. Short. Little Pilgrim's progress. MAE, p. 101. "A little Pilgrim's history. How at an inn he came to be; What friends he made, what foes he met ; How in the end he was beset.
Page 167 - ... monkey, Mono, being of an egg-eating race, devoured his egg by the operation of instinct or inherited habit. On being given the egg for the first time, he cracked it against his upper teeth, making a hole in it, and sucked out all the substance. Then holding the egg-shell up to the light and seeing that there was no longer anything in it, he threw it away. All this he did mechanically, automatically, and it was just as well done with the first egg he ever saw as with any other he ate. All eggs...
Page 79 - Two massive forms of melon cacti or biznagas (Echinocactns unsliscni and E. emoryi) were encountered by our expedition at elevations above a thousand feet in Sonora and Arizona, while a third, with a number of smaller heads in a cluster, was seen nearer the Gulf of California. The larger species often measure over 5 feet in height, with a diameter of more than 2 feet at the base, containing as much as 6 or 8 gallons of water. This sap is only slightly charged with substances ordinarily in solution...
Page 287 - BARB-PIECE, tht. piece of ivory, etc., on some arrows attached to the; true head, and having barbs on the sides. This should be carefully discriminated from the foreshaft, which has another function altogether. BASE of an arrow-head, the portion which fits into the shaft.
Page 497 - Why some can win and some can not. Oh, poor Mr. Can't he never knew, The secret I'm going to whisper to you; That you can win if you only try, And you certainly can't if you only cry, And that Is the reason why Mr. Can From Mr.
Page 293 - Kenyon used to relate, her vexation and anger were suddenly changed into admiration. He was riding on a stick, and went round and round the room, in the height of infantile joyousness. Mrs Kenyon, as soon as she could get him to stand, asked him if he could take the likeness of that gentleman, pointing to her husband. " That I can," said the little Lawrence,
Page 79 - ... at elevations above a thousand feet in Sonora and Arizona, while a third, with a number of smaller heads in a cluster, was seen nearer the Gulf of California. The larger species often measure over 5 feet in height, with a diameter of more than 2 feet at the base, containing as much as 6 or 8 gallons of water. This sap is only slightly charged with substances ordinarily in solution in the plant-cell, and an Indian runner, striving to make a swift journey in Papagueria, need not carry water with...

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