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Page 284 - A series of papers which has already delighted the many readers of St. Nicholas, now revised and published in book form, with many additions. The title most happily introduces the reader to the charming home life of Dr. Howe and Mrs. Julia Ward Howe, during the childhood of the author, and one is young again in reading the delightful sketches of happy child life in this most interesting family.
Page 2 - Boston Post. THE CAPTAIN JANUARY SERIES. CAPTAIN JANUARY. !6mo, cloth, 50 cents. A charming idyl of New England coast life, whose success has been very remarkable. One reads it, is thoroughly charmed by it, tells others, and so its fame has been heralded by its readers, until to-day it is selling by the thousands, constantly enlarging the circle of its delighted admirers.
Page 283 - Hildegarde " series, some of the best and most deservedly popular books for girls issued in recent years. This new volume is fully equal to its predecessors in point of interest, and is sure to renew the popularity of the entire series.
Page 142 - Degree lower than the other, as they be of Estate. And the Emperor hath his Table alone by himself, that is of Gold and of precious Stones, or of Crystal bordered with Gold, and full of precious Stones or of Amethysts, or of Lignum Aloes that cometh out of Paradise, or of Ivory bound or bordered with Gold.
Page 142 - And under the emperor's table sit four clerks, who write all that the emperor says, be it good or evil ; for all that he says must be held good ; for he may not change his word nor revoke it. At great feasts, men bring, before the emperor's table, great tables of gold, and thereon are peacocks of gold, and many other kinds of different fowls, all of gold, and richly wrought and enamelled ; and they make them dance and sing, clapping their wings together, and...
Page 247 - Back he reined the steed — back, back ! but she trailed along his track With a frantic clasp and strain. Evermore the foemen pour through the crash of window and door, Toll slowly. And the shouts of Leigh and Leigh, and the shrieks of " kill ! " and
Page 284 - When 1 Was Your Age. By LAURA E. RICHARDS. A series of papers which has already delighted the many readers of St. Nicholas, now revised and published in book form, with many additions. The title most happily introduce* the reader to the charming home life of Dr.
Page 167 - Sir, I found it as I came along, As I was a-hunting with my dog and my gun." 8 This lady went home with her heart full of love, And gave out the speech that she'd lost her glove. "The man who will find it and bring it to me, The man I declare whose bride I will be.
Page 283 - THE HILDEGARDE SERIES. as above. 5 vols., square i6mo, put up in a neat box, $6.25. %* Next to Miss Alcott's famous " LITTLE WOMEN " series they easily rank, and no books that have appeared in recent times may be more safely put into the hands of a bright, intelligent girl than these five " Queen Hildegarde