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Title: Saint Nicholas.
Series Title: St. Nicholas.
Alternate Title: Saint Nicholas
Physical Description: 68 v. : ill. ; 25-30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Publisher: Scribner,
Publication Date: 1879-1880
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Subject: Children's literature -- Periodicals.
Literature for Children
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 12 (Oct. 1875); title from cover.
General Note: Conducted by Mary Mapes Dodge.
Funding: Preservation and Access for American and British Children's Literature, 1870-1889 (NEH PA-50860-00).
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Volume ID: VID00079
Source Institution: University of Florida
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PART I.
SIx MONTHS-NOVEMBER, I879, TO MAY, I88o.

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CONTENTS OF PART I., VOLUME VII.






PAGE.
ABRAM MORRISON. Poem .......................................... John Greenleaf Whittier... 129
ADRIFT ON THE OCEAN. (Illustrated by Granville Perkins) .................Frank H. Converse. ....... 3
ADVENTURE ON AN EGG-VAR. An (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly) .......... .Mrs. C. A. Stephens ..... 441
AMERICAN KING DAVID. An.................... .......... ...............J. T. TroTwibridge.......... 109
AMONG THE LAKES. (Illustrated by W. Taber). ............................ Wiliam Stoddard... 44, 138
258, 340, 413, 499
ARBOR VITAE OR NOT ? ....................... ............ .. ........... Ella A. Drinkwater ....... II
"AROUND A DUSTY LITTLE ROOM." Jingle. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott).Margaret Johnson......... 303
AUDIPHONE. The (Illustrated) ............... .........................Aunt Fanny.............. 313
AUTOMATA. Some Wonderful ............................................ Fanny Roper Feudge ....... 333
BABIE STUART. (Illustrated) ........ ................ .......... .. ..Agnes Elizabeth Thomson. 376
BEGINNING. A (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis) ............................Sarah Winter KJellogg ..... 131
BELL-BUOY. The (Illustrated by the Author) ...........................Mirs. B. L. Merrill....... 469
BIDDING THE SUN GOOD-NIGHT" IN LAPLAND. Poem. (Illustrated) ..Joy Allison................ 204
BLODGET'S ORDERS....................................... .............. George fKlingle ............ 253
BOBBING FOR APPLES. Picture. Drawn by .............. ............... rank Beard. ............. 308
BO-PEEP'S SHEEP WERE FOUND. How (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly)........ Geo. J. Varney ........... 477
BOY-HEROES OF CRECY AND POITIERS. The (Illustrated by Fredericks) ... Treadwell Walden......... 64
BOYS AT CHIRON'S SCHOOL. The (Illustrated by F. S. Church)...........Evelyn Mfiiller............ 40
BoYs' OWN PHONOGRAPH. The (Illustrated by Daniel C. Beard)........ .John Lezwees ............. 235
BOY'S REMONSTRANCE. A Poem.................. ........Ca.......a Perry............ 43
BUDSY, THE GIANT. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell)....................... .. W De Forest.......... 103
BURIAL AT SEA. A (Illustrated) ................................................................. 498
BUTTERCUP GOLD. ....................................................L. Laura E. Richards ........ 361
CAOUTCHOUC IN NICARAGUA. Gathering (Illustrated by R. Riordan) .......E. P. Lull................ 379
CATCHER CAUGHT. The Pictures ................................................................. 218
CHILDHOOD'S GOLD. Poem ............................................ Lucy Larcom.............. 463
CHILDREN'S CLAIM. The (Illustrated by the Author)...................... May Hallock Foote....... 238
CHILDREN'S TALLY-HO. The (Illustrated by Mary Hallock Foote)....... S. W. Hallock. ........... 339
CHILD-SONGS. The City Child. Minnie and Winnie ...................... .Afred Tennyson .......... 281
349, 428, 430
CHIRON'S SCHOOL. The Boys at (Illustrated by F. S. Church) ........... .Evelyn Miller ............ 40
CHRISTMAS AT NUMBER ONE, CRAWLIN PLACE. ....................... ..Sargent Flint ............. 114
CHRISTMAS IS COMING! Picture. .............. ..... ........ ................................ III
CHRISTMAS STAR. The Picture............................ ..................... ............ 102
CHRONICLES OF THE MOLBOS. (Illustrated by Frank Beard). ......................................... I80
CHY LUNG, THE CHINESE FISHERMAN. (Illustrated by W. F. Brown)...... Fanny M. Osborne........ 396
CITY BOYS. Disadvantages of ........................................... Washington Gladden ......... 405
CLOUD-LAND. Poem .................................................... Mary N. Prescott .......... 69
"CONSIDER NOW A PAINTER-MAN." Jingle ............... .. .............. Joel Stacy ........ ........ 108
COUNTRY SCHOOL-HOUSE. The Poem.................................. .l. E. Bennett............ 55
CRocus. Poem ......................................................... Celia Thaxter............. 376
"DAFFY-DowN-DILLY." Verses ........................................ Susan Hartley............. 482
DAISY'S MISTAKE. (Illustrated). ................... ......... ....... E. ..McKean Ely ......... 299






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DAUPHIN. The Last (Illustrated)............ .... ....... .. ..... .... AliceD. ilde....... ..... 51
DEAD CITY. A (Illustrated) ............................................Margaret Bertha Wright.... 458
"DEAR LITTLE DEER." The (Illustrated by Daniel C. Beard) ............ Olive Thorne Miller ....... 471
DISADVANTAGES OF CITY BOYs. The..................................... Washington Gladden....... 405
DOLLS' BABY SHOW. The (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis) ...................B. M. B................. 199
DOLLS BROKE THE LAW. How Some ................................... Sarah Winter Kellogg...... I
DRESSING MARY ANN. Jingle. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard)............ M. IM. D................. 167
DROPPED STITCH. That Verses. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell).......... R. S. T.................. 8
EASTER CARD. An Picture. Drawn by................................Addie Ledyard............. 469
EASTER IN ROME. (Illustrated)..... ................... ...................Lillian Gilbert Browne..... 480
EDITHA'S BURGLAR. (Illustrated by W. Taber)........................... Frances Hodgson Burnett... 326
ELEPHANTS TURNED BACK. How The (Illustrated by Gustave Dore) ....... John Lewees ............... 129
FABLES. (Illustrated by the Author) .................................... .IHoward Pyle ............... 98
FAITHFUL FRIEND. A (Illustrated by Hermann Faber).....................John V. Sears............. 304
FAMILY WITH WHOM EVERYTHING WENT WRONG. The (Illustrated)..... Mary Mapes Dodge........ 32
FAN. My "Sun-flower's" (Illustrated) ........................................ Emma ........... 125
FANCY WORK. A Few Pretty Things in (Illustrated by H. W. Troy).....Eliza Howe ............... 70
FARMER WHO BECAME DRUM-MAJOR. The Verses. (Illustrated) .........Joel Stacy ................ 456
FOUR SUNBEAMS. The Poem. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman)... .M. K. B................. 117
FUNNY MANDARIN. The (Illustrated by the Author)............. ...... ..Palmer Cox ............... 172
GAME OF KITE-CUTTING. The (Illustrated by Julian O. Davidson)....... F. D. Clarke. ........... 490
GATHERING CAOUTCHOUC IN NICARAGUA. (Illustrated by R. Riordan).... E. P. Lull............... 379
GETTING ACQUAINTED. Picture. Drawn by ............................ C. A. Northam ............ 446
GIOTTO: The Shepherd-boy of Vespignano. (Illustrated.). ................Agnes Elizabeth Thomson.. 224
GREAT RACE. The (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ......................... F. E. Throp ............. 96
GUDRA'S DAUGHTER. The (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell)..................Frank R. Stocktoan......... 56
HAPPY BUD. The Poem. (Illustrated).................................. Eudora May Stone......... 445
HEARING WITHOUT EARS. (Illustrated) ................... .............. .Aunt Fanny .............. 313
How BO-PEEP'S SHEEP WERE FOUND. (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly) ....... Geo. J. Vamey............ 477
How CRUEL IS FATE! Verses............. .............................Margaet Vandegift...... 159
How HAL WENT HOME. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard) ................Louise Stockton ........... 228
HOW JOE BROUGHT DOWN THE HOUSE .................................. Marion Conant............ 170
How JOHNNY AMUSED THE BABY. Picture. Drawn by ................H. R. Poore .............. 498
How SOME DOLLS BROKE THE LAW............... ............... Saa er Kell......Sah W r I
How TO ENTERTAIN A GUEST ...........................................Susan Anna Braown........ 309
HYLAS. The Poem ..................................................... Celia Thaxter ............. 315
"I KNOW A LITTLE MAIDEN." Jingle. (Illustrated).....................Mary Mapes Dodge ........ 23
INO AND UNO. Verses .................................... .............. Josehine Pollard.......... 227
IRENE AND THE YESTERDAYS. (Illustrated) .............................. "Raja". ................... 24
"IT 'S SUCH WORK TO GO UP,-UP,-UP!"........... Pictures,by........ Stll............... 37
"BUT SUCH FUN TO GO DOWN,-DOWN,-DOWN! 379
"I WISH I KNEW MY LETTERS WELL." Jingle .........................M. M.. D................ 95
JACK AND JILL. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman) ......................Louisa M. Alcottl......... 89
205, 282, 385, 446
JACK-RABBITS. Hunting (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly) ................... ..A Boy .................... 34
JAPANESE TOP-SPINNING. (Illustrated by R. Blum).......................J. Reed Sever ............. 198
JINGLES .................................. ... .................. ..23, 95, 108, 127, 167, 238, 303, 333, 336
KITE-CUTTING. The Game of (Illustrated by Julian O. Davidson) .......... .. D. Clarke.............. 490
KITE TIME. (Illustrated by the Author) ................................. Daniel C. Beard .......... 421
KITTY'S MOTHER. (Illustrated by the Author)............................ A. G. Plymptonl........... 483
KNIGHT AND THE PAGE. The (Illustrated by Mary Hallock Foote)...... ..Martha C. Howe .......... 99
KNOTTY SUBJECT. A (Illustrated) ...................................... Charles L. Norton......... 300
LAND OF SHORT MEMORIES. The .....................................S. SS. Colt ............... 217
LAZY PUSSY. The Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)................... .Palmer Cox............... 369
LEGEND OF HARVEST. A Poem ........................................ EdgarFawcett ............. 30
LEGEND OF THE GROUND-HOG. The Poem. (Illustrated by the Author).. William l _f ........ 411
LITTLE FIRST MAN AND WOMAN. The (Illustrated by the Author)......... William M. Car y.......... 134






CONTENTS.


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LITTLE PEASANT. The Poem. (Illustrated) ............................ R S. Chilton............. 420
LITTLE RUNAWAY. The Poem. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman) ........ Julia C. R. Dorr .......... 62
LONGITUDE ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY. (Illustrated) .................. John Keiler .............. 366
MAJOR'S BIG-TALK STORIES. The I. A Vacillating Bear. (Illustrated by F. Blake Crofton... -76
M iss S. A R ankin) ...................................... ......... .
MARY ELIZABETH .................. ...................................Elizabeth Stuart Phe4ps.... 316
MASTER TREBORIUS. Nonsense Verse. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) ...... W. M. Bicknell............ 333
MRS. McGLINTY'S PIGS. (Illustrated by Sol. Eytinge, Jr.)............... .Miriam Alden........ ... 20
MUSCADINES IN MISSISSIPPI. Gathering (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard). .. Winnie Weston............ 28
MOLBOS. Chronicles of The (Illustrated by Frank Beard) ......................... .... ............. I80
MOTHER GOOSE AND HER FAMILY. A Christmas Recreation. (Illustrated E dwar Eggleston.........146
by Allegra Eggleston) .........................................
MYSTERY OF THE SEED. The Poem. (Illustrated) ........................ Lucy arcoma ............. 150
Music. A Strange (Illustrated) ....................... ... ............. Louis C. Elson............. 246
NAPOLEON AND THE YOUNG EGYPTIAN. Translated from the German of Col T A. dge...... 486
W. Hauff. (Illustrated by C. S. Reinhart)............. ..........
NAUGHTY BOY. A (Illustrated by Abbott H. Thayer).................... Bessie Hill............... 404
ONLY CHILD. An Picture......................................................................... 340
OTTER. Watching for an (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard).................. Maurice Thompson.......... III
OUT AT SEA. (Illustrated) .............................................. Pau Fort................. 336
PAUL AND THE GOBLIN. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell)...................J. Esten Cooke............ 119
PEGASUS. The Story of (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly)...................... M. C .................... 144
PENSIVE CRICKET. The Verses. (Illustrated by Miss H. A. Daley)......Joel Stacy ................ 13
PHONOGRAPH. The Boys' Own (Illustrated by Daniel C. Beard)............ John Leaees ............... 235
PICTURE WITH A MORAL FOR BOYS AND DOGS. A Drawn by.............J. G. Francis ............ 325
PLAYTHINGS. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis)........................ ...... Olive Thorne Miller ...... .14
PLUMS. (Illustrated) ... ............................ ................... Paul Fort .............. 233
POMPEII-A Dead City. (Illustrated) ..................................... .Margaret Bertha Wright ... 458
POPPING CORN. Poem. (Illustrated by Alfred Kappes). ................. Jennie E. T. Dowe ........ 223
PRACTICAL FAIRY. The .................. ..... ...................... Charles Barnard .......... 219
PRAIRIE SQUIRRELS. (Illustrated by William H. Gibson)................. Mary P. Thacher ......... 290
PROUD LITTLE GRAIN OF WHEAT. The............... ..................... Frances Hodgson Burnett... 193
QUITE A HISTORY. Verse's............................................. Arlo Bates ................ 348
RAVEN UNCLE. The (Illustrated) ................................................................. 322
RELAY IN THE DESERT. The (Illustrated) ............................. G. M.................. 232
RIDING ON THE RAIL. Verses. (Illustrated by R. Sayer)................ .. F. King ............... 395
SAVED FROM SIBERIA. (Illustrated by J. Harrison Mills and J. E. Kelly). .A. A. Hayes, Jr .......... 292
SEED, THE MYSTERY OF THE. Poem. (Illustrated) ....................... Lucy Larcom .............. 150
SEEING IS BELIEVING. Jingle. (Illustrated by Miss Kate Greenaway) .... Joel Stacy................ 336
SHEPHERD-BOY OF VESPIGNANO. The (Illustrated) .......................Agnes Elizabeth Thomson... 224
SILK CULTURE. Origin of (Illustrated)..................................Emma Bryan .............. 125
SLEEPING PRINCESS. The Operetta. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ........ .John V. Sears............. 267
SNOW-BALL WARFARE. (Illustrated by the Author) ................... ...Daniel C. Beard.......... 263
SNOW-FLAKES. Poem ..................................... ............ M ary N. Prescott ......... 396
SNOW-SPORTS FOR GIRLS AND BOYS. (Illustrated by Daniel C. Beard)....Samuel Van Brunt ...... 320
SOME NEW BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. .............. ....... ..... ......... ............ ..... 188
Sow, SEW, AND So. Verses................. ....................... ...Rosa Graham... .......... 246
SPRIG OF HOLLY. The (Illustrated)...................................Frank R. Stockton........ 255
SPRING TIME. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)....................... Mary Gordon ............ 474
ST. GEORGE AND THE DRAGON. (Illustrated by Alfred Fredericks) ....... Mrs. E. W. Latimer ...... 494
ST. MARTIN'S EVE. (Illustrated by Sol. Eytinge, Jr) .....................Anna ........... 74
STORY TO BE WRITTEN BY THE BOYS AND GIRLS. A Picture, by......... Mayer .............. 316
STRANGE ADVENTURES OF A WOOD-SLED. The (Illustrated by Sol. Eytinge, Jr.) Washington Gladden........ I60
STRANGE MUSIC. A (Illustrated) .................. .............. Louis C. Elson...... .... 246
SWAN SONG. The (Illustrated by Sol. Eytinge, Jr.).....................Katharine Ritter Brooks..... 363
TEA-KETTLE LIGHT. The (Illustrated by A. C. Redwood) .................Flora A. Sanborn............. 370
TELEGRAPH-BOYS. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren, W. Taber, andW. M. Cary). W. A. Linn .............. 151


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THANKSGIVING. Getting Ready for (Illustrated by W. M. Cary)............ 0. E. Winslow ........... 37
" THERE WAS AN OLD MAN OF CATHAY." Verse. (Illustrated by H.W. Peirce)..Frederic Palmer ............238
"THERE WAS A YOUNG LADY OF BROOKING." Verse. (Illustratedby H.W. Peirce).Frederic P.almer ........... 238
THORVALDSEN. (Illustrated).................. ............... ............ P. C................... 174
THREE COPECKS. The (Illustrated by Ivan Pranishnickoff)................ Paul H. -Hayne............ 214
TIME WILL TELL. Picture. Drawn by ............................Isaac Porter, Jr........... 254
Two "ALLIES." (Illustrated by the Author). ..........................Edwin C. Taylor .......... .o
WATCHING FOR AN OTTER. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard) ............... .Maurice Thompson ....... III
WAYS OF CUTTING ORANGES AND APPLES. (Illustrated by the Author) ..... .H Troy............... 276
WHAT HAPPENED TO JANAN. (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly). .............. .M. A. Adgate ............. 464
WHY PATTY SPOKE IN CHURCH. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman)....... Joel Stacy ................. 312
W INTER. Picture .................. ..................................... ............ .. 292
WOOD-SLED. The Strange Adventures of A (Illustrated by Sol. Eytinge, Jr.)..." Gladden...... 160




DEPARTMENTS.

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT.
Introduction-A Mouse that Eats Flies-A Two-story Nest-A Bird that Cries Pa, Pa!"-Bathing
Baby Elephants-A Colony of Muskrats (illustrated)-Wells of Artois, 82; Introduction-The Coldest Cold
-Catching Larks with Sunlight-A Letter from a School-ma'am-A Lake Roofed with Salt-The Christmas
Sheaf (illustrated)-Lighting a Fire with Ice-A Queer Importation-A Live Elevator, 186; Introduction-
Mineral Wax-What Plants Breathe Out-Sleeve-stoves-Sea-silk-Cooked by Cold-Champion Walkers
and Jumpers-The Gungaboo and the Turtaloo (illustrated)-Snow-spectacles-A Hint from Deacon Green,
274; Introduction-Red Snow out West-A Thick Covering-The Real American Eye-Taking Care of the
Rats-Mules that "Coast "-A Deadly Ring-Another "House Beautiful (illustrated)-Animals that
Never Drink Water, 354; Introduction-The Day-fly-Whistling Buoys-Pigeons that help Doctors-Red
Rain-Kedrevnik-Sea Robins (illustrated)-Some Pretty How d'ye do's ? "-Flowering without its Root,
434; Introduction--"No More Truants "-Beavers Coasting-Houses on the Roof-Have Insects Hearts?
-Well-behaved Swallows-A Water-worm that Builds a House (illustrated)-Brunel's Most Important Job
-A Cat Telegraph, 514.

FoR VERY LITTLE FOLK.
How Kit Saw the Show, 77-Bird-Pictures by Giacomelli, with verses, I82-Trot, Dot and Bunny, 272-
Illustrated Alphabet, 350-Goats with Long Hair; Baby's Journey, 431-Ned's Stilts; Naughty Jack, 512.

FRONTISPIECES.-"Grandmother," facing Title-page of Volume-"Little Louis, the Dauphin," facing page I-
Making Mamma's Christmas Present, 89-" The Beggars are Coming to Town," 193-The Princes in the
Tower, 28I-The Little Peasant, 361-A Burial at Sea, 441.

YOUNG CONTRIBUTORS' DEPARTMENT. Miss Moffat's Dream (Illustrated) ............................ 436

THE LETTER-BOX. ........................................................... 84, 188, 276, 356, 436, 517

THE RIDDLE-BOX ...................................... .................. ...86, 190, 278, 359, 439, 519
OUR Music PAGE.
The City Child. (Alfred Tennyson) .................................. .Mrs. Alfred Tennyson. 349, 430
Minnie and Winnie. (Alfred Tennyson) ............................... Mrs. Alfred Tennyson ...... 428
Bye, Baby, Bye (Mary Mapes Dodge) ............................. .lubert P. Mfain........... 516

PLAYS.
Mother Goose and her Family. A Christmas Recreation. (Illustrated Edward Eggleston ... ... 146
by Allegra Eggleston). .........................................
Sleeping Princess. The Operetta, (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell).......John V. Sears ............. 267






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