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Group Title: St. Nicholas.
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Title: Saint Nicholas.
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Physical Description: 68 v. : ill. ; 25-30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 12 (Oct. 1875); title from cover.
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THE MADONNA OF THE LILY,

AFTER A PAINTING BY LEONARDO DA VINCI,


(See page x74.)







ST.


NICHOLAS


AN

ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE


FOR


YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MARY


MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME VIII.
PART I., NOVEMBER, 1880, TO MAY, 1881.


THE CENTURY CO. NEW YORK.


















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Copyright, 1880, by SCRIBNER & Co.


PRESS OF FRANCIS HART & Co.
NEW-YORK.














ST. NICHOLAS:


VOLUME VIII.


PART I.
SIx MONTHS-NOVEMBER, 1880, TO MAY, 1881.














CONTENTS OF PART I., VOLUME VIII.




PAGE,
AGASSIZ ASSOCIATION. The (Illustrated)...............................Ha Bllard...... 28, 332
APRIL FIRST. Karl's.................... ...............................Jenny Marsh Parker....... 442
ARCHERY CONTEST. The (Illustrated by R. Birch).............Sir Waller Scott ..................... 480
ARISTOCRATIC OLD GNU. An Verses ................................Margaret Vandegrift...... 153
ARISTOCRATS SAILED AWAY. How the (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell)....... Frank R. Stockton .......... 194
ART AND ARTISTS. Stories of (Illustrated) ............................... Clara Erskine Clement.. 87, 399
BAD BEGINNING, BUT A GOOD ENDING. A Verses. (Illustrated)........... Margaret Eytinge.......... 365
BRIER-ROSE. Poem. (Illustrated by Robert Lewis)........................HjalmarH. Boyesen........ 231
BUFFALOES. Will Crocker and the (Illustrated by Geo. Inness, Jr.)..........F. Marshall White ........ 136
BUGABOO BILL, THE GIANT. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)...........Palmer Cox................ 38
CAPTAIN'S GIG. The Crew of the (Illustrated by ....... ............ ...Sophie Swett.............
H. P. Share and M. J. Burns)...........
CHICKADEE. Poem........................... ........................ Henry Ripley Dorr......... 340
CHILDREN'S FAN BRIGADE. The (Illustrated by H. McVickar) ............ Ella S. Cummins. ......... 182
CHILLY FAMILY. The Sad Story of the (Illustrated by L. Hopkins).........E. T. Corbett ............. 62
CHINESE STORY FOR TRANSLATION. A Picture. Drawn by.............. .Adelia B. Beard.......... 407
CHRISTMAS DINNER WITH THE MAN IN THE MOON. A (Illustrated by V. Washington Gladden ...... 118
Nehlig) ......................................................... .
COCHINEAL. The (Illustrated by W. McKay Laffan).......................L. M. Peterselia........... 438
CONSISTENCY. Verses. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins).......................Margaret Vandegrift....... 389
COOPER AND THE WOLVES. The (Illustrated by V. Nehlig)................ .Hjalmar H. Boyesen....... 446
COREAN CHILDREN. The Games and Toys of (Illustrated) ................. William Elliot Griffs...... 126
COUSIN CHARLEY'S STORY. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins) .................... Mary Hallock Foote........ 271
CREW OF THE CAPTAIN'S GIG. The (Illustrated by .S ie Set
H. P. Share and M. J. Burns)................ h .. e Swet ..............
CROOKED SPECTACLES. Verses ........................................... Susan Hartley Swett ........ 450
CROSS PATCH. Poem. (Illustrated by A. Brennan)......... ..............M. E. Wilkins........... 440
CROW-CHILD. The (Illustrated by A. Brennan).... ...................... .iMay Mapes Dodge........ 48
DANCING. Verses. (Illustrated by H. McVickar).................... ....Joel Stacy................. 148
DAVID SWAN. (Illustrated by H. McVickar) ................... NathanielHfawtiho-ne................. 140
DEAR LITTLE GIRL OF NANTUCKET. A Jingle. (Illustrated by H. McVickar)C. M. Smit. .............. 237
DEAR LITTLE GOOSE. A Verses. (Illustrated)......................M. D. ................. 94
DESTINY. Verses ............... ... ............... .. ............. .Mrs. Z. R. Cronyn. ........ 103
DISGRACED! Jingle. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins). .................. .... .S. B. Ricord. ............ 446
DISPATCH TO FAIRY-LAND. A (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott)........... .Helen K. Spofford.......... 352
DONKEY AND HIS COMPANY. The (Illustrated by J. G. Francis).......... S. C. Stone................ 376
EASTER GREETING. Picture. Drawn by. ................................Addie Ledyard............. 450
ELEPHANT. How Jube Waked the (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard)...........Mrs. M. Shejfey Peters..... 293
ELEPHANTS. The Little Woolly (Illustrated by the Author) .................. F. Bellew, Jr .............. 445
ENCOUNTER WITH A POLAR BEAR. An (Illustrated by V. Nehlig).......... .Mrs. Christine Stephens..... 341
EVERY BOY HIS OWN ICE-BOAT. (Illustrated by W. Taber) ................ Charles L. Nerton .......... 212
FAN BRIGADE. The Children's (Illustrated by H. McVickar) ................Ella S. Cummins.......... 182
FICK-FECK. Meister (Illustrated by A. Brennan)...........................Jlia D. Fay.............. 88
FINE, OR SUPERFINE? ...................................................Sarah Winter Kellogg ...... 53
FIRE-LIGHT PHANTOMS. Poem.................... .... .. ............ T. Peters .............. 203
FIRST TOOTH. The Picture. Drawn by. ............................... Pamner Cox............... 202
FISHING. Odd Modes of (Illustrated by the Author)....................... Daniel C. Beard........... 359







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FLOATING PRINCE. The (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell).................... Frank R. Stockton......... 94
Fox AND THE SQUIRREL. The (Illustrated by the Author) .................Benjamzin Lander.......... 398
FoxY CONFUCIUS. (Illustrated by the Author) ............................ W. H. Davenport.......... 436
GAMES AND TOYS OF COREAN CHILDREN. The (Illustrated).............. William Elliot Grotis...... 126
GIANT SQUID. The (Illustrated by V. Nehlig, and with diagrams).......... Richard Ratkbun.......... 266
GLEANING. (Illustrated by the Author). :.................... .............Percival De Luce........... 32
GOING HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. Picture. Drawn by.. .................John S. Hlodgson.......... 18I
GOLDEN-HAIR: A BOHEMIAN FOLK-STORY. (Illustrated by A. Brennan).....Hon. Jeremiah Curtin...... 9
GOOSE. A dear little Verses. (Illustrated)..... .......... ............... l .D ............... .. 94
GoosE AND THE NIGHTINGALE. The (Illustrated by J. G. Francis).........J. H T.................. 285
GOVERNOR'S BALL. The (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren) .................. Ada Cummings............ 149
GREAT SECRET. The (Illustrated by S.. McCutcheon)...................Ruth Hall ................ 6
" GRIEF CAN NOT DRIVE HIM AWAY." Picture. Drawn by...............F. Belle-w, Jr.............. 364
GUARDING THE TREASURES; or, the Shah's Choice..........................Emily Hinkley............ 357
HANDEL. Poem. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren) .........................Margaret Johnson.......... 193
How JUBE WAKED THE ELEPHANT. (Illustrated by W. L. Sheppard).......Mrs. AM. I Peters..... 293
How THE ARISTOCRATS SAILED AWAY. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ...... Frank R. Stockton......... 194
ICE-BOAT. Every Boy his Own (Illustrated by W. Taber) ..................... Charles L. orton......... 212
INDIAN STORY: Nedawi. (Illustrated by V. Nehlig).................... ..."Bright Eyes"............ 225
IN NATURE'S WONDERLAND. (Illustrated by Hermann Faber)..............Felix L. Oswald.......... III
203, 286, 366, 458
IN THE TOWER. Poem. (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman) ..................Susan Coolidge............ 257
JACK-IN-THE-BOX. Poor Jingle. (Illustrated).......................... Joel Stacy................. 265
JINGLES ........... ................. ... ........ ....... .......... 8, 52, 70, 138, 148, 237, 265, 299, 446
JOHNNY'S ANSWER. Verses ............................................ NoraPery................ 292
"JOHNNY PETER FOUND A PENNY." Picture-Jingle .................................... ............. 70
KARL'S APRIL FIRST ....................................................... enny Marsh Parker....... 442
KINDERGARTEN GIRL. The Little Verses. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard)... Bessie Hill ................ 126
KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE. (Illustrated byier.
Alfred K appes) .................. ................................. Sidn y nier..... ........
KING CANUTE. (Illustrated by V. Nehlig) ....................... William Makepeace Thackeray......... 143
"KING OF FRANCE." The Picture ...................................... ............... ......... 212
KITTY'S SHOPPING. (Illustrated by H. McVickar)... ......................Mary Gay Humphreys...... 36
LACROSSE. (Illustrated) ... ............................ ..... .. .. ... Charles Barnard .......... 64
LADY BERTHA. (Illustrated)............................................ Agnes T/zomson ............ 104
LADY JANE GREY. (Illustrated). ................. ... ............. ... .. Mrs. Olilhant. ........ ... 337
LAND OF NOD. The An Operetta. (Music by Anthony Reiff and W. F. E. S. Brooks ......... 162
Sherwin) ............................. ................... .. ...
LESSON FOR MAMMA. A Verses............ ..................... Sydney Daye............. 458
LITTLE GIRL. Poems by a............................................... Libbie Hawes.............. 470
LITTLE KINDERGARTEN GIRL. The Verses. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard). Bessie Hill. ............... 126
LITTLE NELLIE IN THE PRISON. Poem .................. .............Paul Hamilton Hayne...... 81
LITTLE SCHOOL-MA'AM'S REPORT ON "A STORY TO BE WRITTEN .............................. .... 491
LITTLE TOMMY'S DREAM. Picture. Drawn by ...........................R. F. Bunner .............. Io
LITTLE WOOLLY ELEPIANTS. The (Illustrated by the Author)............ .. Bellew, Jr.............. 445
LOST IN THE FOG. (Illustrated by Sol. Eytinge, Jr.) ..................... .. M C. S.................. 417
MAGIC DANCE. The (Illustrated by the Author).........................C. C.A. Zimmerman.......... 393
MAGICIAN'S DAUGHTER. The (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ................Frank R. Stockton......... 18
MAN IN THE MIOON. A Christmas Dinner with the (Illustrated by V. Nehlig) Washington Gladden....... 118
MARY JANE DESCRIBES HERSELF. (Illustrated by the Author and A.. Pymton...........
W. T. Smedley). ..................................................A. G. Plypon........... 35
MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS. Part I. (Illustrated) ......... ...............Mrs. Oliphant ............ 451
MASTER MOONO. (Illustrated) ....................................... S. Conant Foster........... 424
MEISTER FICK-FECK. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) .........................Julia D. Fay.............. 88
MILLER OF DEE. The Poem. (Illustrated by A. Brennan)............... va L. Ogden.......... 128, 174
MUMBO JUMBO. (Illustrated). ................. ......................... John Lewees. .............. 486
MY BAROMETER. Verses. (Illustrated by A. C. Warren) ...................Hannah 2. Hudson ........ 434


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MY LITTLE VALENTINE. Verses ................... ... ......... ...... l. F. Butts.............. 285
MYRTO'S FESTIVAL. (Illustrated by A. Brennan).......... .............. Lizzie W. Champney ....... 83
M1YSTERY IN A MANSION. (Illustrated by W. T. Smedley) .................. 42, lo6, 241, 277, 345, 426
NAMES. One of his Verses ............................................ Josepine Pollard.......... 181
NEDAWI. (Illustrated by V. Nehlig)....... ..... .... ........ '"Bright Eyes "........... 225
NESTS. Some Curious (Illustrated)............................. ......... ............. 55
NEW-YEAR'S CALLS. (Illustrated by S. G. McCutcheon) ....................... William 0. Stoddard....... 237
NEW-YEAR'S DAY. Verses. (Illustrated by I. McVickar) ................ Bessie Hill ............... 217
NONSENSE RHYME. A Jingle..................................... .... J. IW Riley ............... 18
NOT SO STUPID AS HE SEEMED. (Illustrated) .............................John Lewees............... 146
NURSE'S SONG. Verses ................................................. Agnes L. Carter............ 138
OBELISK. The True Story of the (Illustrated)..................... ......... Charles Barnard.......... 310
ODD MODES OF FISHING. (Illustrated by the Author)..................... Daniel C. Beard.......... 359
OLD SCHOOL-HOUSE. The Picture............................................................... 479
ONE OF HIS NAMES. Verses............................................Josephine Pollard......... 181
OUR LITTLE SCHOOL-GIRL. Verses ..................................... Helen M. H. Gates......... 59
O UTCAST. The Poem ........................................... M .................... 31
OUT OF STYLE. Verses. (Illustrated by L. Hopkins).... ................. .Margaret Vandegrift....... 186
PEACE, OR WAR? Picture. Drawn by ................. ............. H. P. Share .............. 351
PEDESTRIANS. The (Illustrated by W. Taber) ............................Annie A. Preston.......... 160
PEG. The Story of a (Illustrated) ......................... ..............Paul Fort. ................ 389
PETERKINS' EXCURSION FOR MAPLE SUGAR. The......................... Lucretia P. Hale.......... 466
PETERKINS TALK OF GOING TO EGYPT. The ...........................Lucretia P. Hale........... 300
PHAETON ROGERS. (Illustrated by Howard Pyle and W. Taber)............. Rossiter Johnson ........... 153
217, 321, 379, 471
PLANTING OF THE APPLE-TREE. The (Illustrated)...... ....... William Cullen Bryant .............. 483
POEMS BY A LITTLE GIRL. ........................... ............... .Libbie Hawes.............. 470
POLAR BEAR. An Encounter with a (Illustrated by V. Nehlig)............ .Mrs. Christine Stephens..... 341
POOR JACK-IN-THE-BOX. Jingle. (Illustrated) ............................ Joel Stacy ................. 265
PRIMA DONNA. Recollections of a Little (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis)...... Augusta de Bubna......... 393
RABBITS AND BANK PAPER............................................ ,ErnestIngersoll............ 361
RACE IN MID-AIR. A Picture .............................. .......................... ....... 469
RECOLLECTIONS OF A LITTLE PRIMA DONNA. (Illustrated by Jessie Curtis). .Augusta de Bubna ......... 393
ROMANCE WITHOUT WORDS. Music .......................... ............ ... Wi. K. Bassford .......... 412
ROUND TABLE. King Arthur and his Knights of the (Illustrated)............Sidney Lanier ............ 90
RUSSIAN FOLK-STORY: Golden-hair. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) ........... Hon. Jeremiah Curtin...... 9
SAD STORY OF THE CHILLY FAMILY. The (Illustratedby L. Hopkins).....E. T. Corbett ............. 62
ST. NICHOLAS TREASURE-BOX OF LITERATURE. The.................... ................... 139, 304, 480
Introduction; by the Editor................... .............................................. 139
"David Swan." (Illustrated by H. McVickar)...............Nathaniel Hawthorne. .............. 140
"King Canute." (Illustrated by V. Nehlig).................. William Makepeace Thackeray........ 143
"The Skeleton in Armor." (Illustrated by John LaFarge) .. Henry Wadsworth .- ......... 304
"The Stage-Coach." (Illustrated) .......................... Washington Irving.................. 308
"The Archery Contest." (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)........Sir Walter Scott .................... 480
"The Planting of the Apple-tree." (Illustrated by .......... Willia Culen Bryant. .............. 483
R. Riordan and R. B. Birch)..............
SARDINES AND SARDINItRES. (Illustrated)................................ Caroline Eustis............ 374
SEE-SAW. Picture. Drawn by........................................ F.unner.............. 341
SEVEN LITTLE PUSSY-CATS. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. Sayre)............. Joel Stacy ............... 148
SEWING-MACHINE DESIGNS. (Illustrated by H. W. Troy) ..................James G. Brown........... 68
SKELETON IN ARMOR. The (Illustrated) .......... ..Hh .............enry wortLongfellow ...... 304
SMALLEST BIRD IN THE WORLD. The (Illustrated by James C. Beard)......Alice May ................. 420
SNOW BATTLE. A (Illustrated by the Author and H. P. Share)...............Daniel C. Beard.......... 235
SOME CURIOUS NESTS. (Illustrated) ............................... ............................... 55
STAGE-COACH. The (Illustrated) ........................... .. ''.: I rving ................... 308
STORIES OF 'ART AND ARTISTS. (Illustrated) ............................ Clara Erskine Clenfent..187, 399
SIORY OF A PEG. The (Illustrated) ................................. Paul Fort ................. 389






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Swiss GLACIERS. The (Illustrated)............................ JamesB. Marshall......... 14
"THERE WAS A SMALL MAID OF ST. PAUL." Jingle. (Illustrated by .
H P. Share)......... ...... .......... ................ ..................... 299
THING-A-MA-JIG. "The' (Illustrated) ................................ Margaret Vandegrift....... 210
THIRTEEN AND DOLLY. Verses......... ... ......................Mollie Norton............. 13
THISTLE-DOWN. Poem. ............... ............................... enrietta R. Elio ......... 27
THORWALD AND THE STAR-CHILDREN. (Illustrated by F. H. Lungren) ......Hjalmar H. Boyesen ........ 259
TINSEL WITHOUT, BUT METAL WITHIN. Verses. (Illustrated by 52
H. McVickar) ................................... .......... ................. 52
TOM. (Illustrated by J. E. Kelly). ................. .................. ..Mary Jewett Telford...... 33
TRUE STORY OF THE OBELISK. The (Illustrated)............... ....... Charles Barnard............ 310
Two VISIONS OF FAIRY-LAND. Poem ................................. ...Mrs. S. M. B. Piatt... .... 277
VALENTINE. My Little Verses............................ ..... ......M. F. Butts............. 285
WHICH? Verses. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard) ..........................Rachel Pomeroy ............ 320
WHO TOLD MOTHER? Verses ............................. ...............Mary C. Bartlett.......... 445
WHY? Verses. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ........................M. M. D .................. 465
WILL CROCKER AND THE BUFFALOES. (Illustrated by George Inness, Jr.)....F. Marshall White ........ 136
WILL O' THE WISP. Poem. (Illustrated by Addie Ledyard)................ Laura E. Richards......... 117
WINTER AND SUMMER. Poem .................. ................:......H. Knowlton ........... 266
WOLVES. The Cooper and the (Illustrated by V. Nehlig) .................. Hjalmar H. Boyesen ....... 446
WRONG PROMISE. The (Illustrated by Frederick Dielman) ................. Hope Ledyard............... 77
YELLOW PANSY. A Poem ............................. ................Nellie G. Cone............. III
YOUNG MARCH WIND. Verses .................... ......................M. F. Butts .............. 388




DEPARTMENTS.

JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT (Illustrated).
"When Jack Wakes "-The Gypsy Insect-Needles and Thread that Grow-Monkey Torch-bearers-Cradled
in a Leaf-Currants Growing in a Locust-tree-Four-handed Nut-gatherers-The Glass Mountain (illustrated)
-Natural Beads-Thanksgiving Song, 74; Introduction-Mistletoe and Holly-Gloves-The "Snow-Snake"
Game, 171; "It's Coming, Boys! "-The Gingerbread Tree-A Long Breath-The Tree of the Ten Thousand
Images (illustrated)-A Story to be Written (illustrated), 250; Lady Earth's Valentine-A Bird that Sells
Unwary Travelers-An After-Christmas Letter-Whistles on Pigeons (illustrated)-How Many?-Johnny-
cake Plant-Steam-power and Water-power-A Fable from Deacon Green (illustrated), 330; March !-The
Purple Finch-About Root-tips-The Mariner's Compass--How Sir Rooster Stole the Chicks-Facts from
the Fairy-land of Science-More Yet-A Jelly "Man-of-War (illustrated), 410; "The Year's at the Spring"
-A Wise Canary-Not a Very Hard Case-Those Cat Stories and Deacon Green-A Sub-American Canal-
How did it Happen ?-Curious Optical Experiments-Report on "A Story to be Written," 490.

FOR VERY LITTLE FOLK (Illustrated).
How Rob Counted the Stars; A Bed in the Snow, 71-Three Friends; Kitty and Dodo, 172-The Fast Goat
Line, 248-The Tame Crow, 328-Five Fives, 408-How the Rocking-horse Ate the Cake, 487.

OUR MUSIC PAGE.
Land of Nod. The Operetta.......................... .. ... ks ............. .62
Romance Without Words.. ............. .......................... Wm. K. Bassford............412

YOUNG CONTRIBUTORS' DEPARTMENT.
The Story W written ...................... .............. .......................... ........ 491

THE LETTER-BOX (Illustrated). ................................................ ..76, 174, 252, 332, 413, 493

THE RIDDLE-BOX (Illustrated).................................................79, 175, 255, 335, 415, 495

FRONTISPIECES.-The Madonna of the Lily, facing Title-page of Volume-" Once Upon a Time," facing page I-
"Fire-light Phantoms," 177-" In the Tower," 257-Lady Jane Grey, 337-A Lesson on the Sampler, 419.


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