St. Nicholas, Volume 16, Part 2

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Scribner & Company, 1889 - Children's literature

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Page 886 - By nature vile, ennobled but by name, Each kindred brute might bid thee blush for shame. Ye ! who perchance behold this simple urn, Pass on— it honours none you wish to mourn : To mark a friend's remains these stones arise ; I never knew but one, — and here he lies.
Page 804 - Give me a blessing; for thou hast given me a south land; give me also springs of water.
Page 796 - Mary had a little lamb, Its fleece was white as snow, And everywhere that Mary went, The lamb was sure to go.
Page 720 - Thou Didst weave this verdant roof. Thou didst look down Upon the naked earth, and forthwith rose All these fair ranks of trees. They in Thy sun Budded, and shook their green leaves in Thy breeze, And shot towards heaven. The centuryliving crow, Whose birth was in their tops, grew old and died Among their branches, till at last they stood, As now they stand, massy and tall and dark, Fit shrine for humble worshipper to hold Communion with his Maker.
Page 640 - By a thorough knowledge of the natural laws which govern the operations of digestion and nutrition, and by a careful application of the fine properties of well-selected cocoa, Mr. Epps has provided our breakfast tables with a delicately flavored beverage which may save us many heavy doctors
Page 885 - This said, the honest herdsman strode before; The musing monarch pauses at the door: The dog, whom Fate had granted to behold His lord, when twenty tedious years had roll'd, Takes a last look, and having seen him, dies; So closed for ever faithful Argus...
Page 640 - Epps has provided our breakfast-tables with a delicately-flavoured beverage which may save us many heavy doctors' bills. It is by the judicious use of such articles of diet that a constitution may be gradually built up until strong enough to resist every tendency to disease. Hundreds of subtle maladies are floating around us ready to attack wherever there is a weak point. We may escape many a fatal shaft by keeping ourselves well fortified with pure blood and a properly nourished frame.
Page 585 - Thou shalt vanish like the leaves of spring. Like the dust of any common thing One day thou upon the winds shalt blow!" "Nay, not so," the King said: "I shall stay While the great sun in the sky makes day; Heaven and earth, when I do, pass away. In my tomb I wait till all things go!" Then the King died. And with myrrh and nard, Washed with palm-wine, swathed in linen hard, Rolled in naphtha-gum, and under guard Of his steadfast tomb, they laid the King. Century fled to century ; still he lay Whole...
Page 720 - Cocoa mixed with Starch, Arrowroot or Sugar, and is therefore far more economical, costing less than one cent a cup. It is delicious, nourishing, strengthening, EASILY DIGESTED, and admirably adapted for invalids as well as for persons in health. Sold by Grocers everywhere.
Page 640 - These Steamers are built of. Iron, in water-tight compartments, and are furnished with every requisite to make the passage across the Atlantic both safe and agreeable, having Bath-room, Smoking-room, Drawingroom, Piano, and Library ; also, experienced Surgeon, Stewardess, and Caterer on each Steamer.

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