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Title: St. Nicholas
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Title: St. Nicholas
Uniform Title: St. Nicholas (New York, N.Y.)
Alternate Title: Saint Nicholas
Physical Description: 68 v. : ill. ; 25-30 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Publisher: Scribner
Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: -c1943
Frequency: monthly
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Subject: Children's literature -- Periodicals   ( lcsh )
Genre: periodical   ( marcgt )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: -v. 67, no. 4 (Feb. 1940) ; v. 70, no. 1 (Mar. 1943)-v. 70, no. 4 (June 1943).
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began with: Vol. 1, no. 1, Nov. 1873.
Numbering Peculiarities: Suspended Mar. 1940-Feb. 1943; vols. 68-69 omitted.
Issuing Body: Published by: Century, Aug. 1881- ; by Educational Pub. Corp. -1940; by St. Nicholas Magazine, 1943.
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: VID00233
Source Institution: University of Florida
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LITTLE VEMBA BROWN.

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SNICHOLAS:


ILLUSTRATED


MAGAZINE


YOUNG FOLKS.


CONDUCTED BY


MARY MAPES


DODGE.


VOLUME XVIII.
PART I., NOVEMBER, 1890, TO APRIL, 1891.




THE CENTURY CO. NEW YORK.
T. FISHER UNWIN, LONDON.


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Copyright, i891, by THE CENTURY CO.


THE DE VINNE PRESS.













ST.


NICHOLAS:


VOLUME XVIII.

PART I.
Six MONTHS--NOVEMBER, 1890, TO APRIL, I891.














CONTENTS OF PART I. VOLUME XVIII.




PAGE
" A LITTLE BOY NAMED JOHNNY." Jingle. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) .... Cornelia Redmond.......... 370
ALLIGATORS' FUNERAL, THE. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ............... ....Elizabeth Bisland .......... 380
ALPHABET OF RIVERS, AN. Verse ................... ..............." The Traveler" ............ 54
ALPHABET SONG. Jingle. (Illustrated) .......... ... .... ... ........Emma C. Dowd .... ...... 401
APRIL. Poem. (Illustrated by the Author) .............. ............. .Katharine Pyle............ 470
ARTFUL ANT, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) .................... Oliver Herford............. 304
ASTROLOGER'S NIECE MARRIES, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ....... Tudor Jenks............... 444
AT THE NASTURTIUM SHOP. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ...... .... TMrs. Valentine Adams ..... 463
AUTOGRAPH-BOOK, MY. (Illustrated by facsimiles) .......................Edward Livingston Welles.. 352
452
"A YOUTH IN THE DAYS OF BEAU NASH." Jingle. (Illustrated by Lee
W oodward) ................. ... ........... .... ........... ............ .451
BARE BOUGHS AND BUDS. Poem ............... ...................Celia Thaxter. .............. 174
BATTLE, A. Poem .......... ...... ...................Richard E. Burton ......... 443
BOBBY'S CHRISTMAS DREAM. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) .................Laura Lyon White......... 387
BOYHOOD OF MICHAEL ANGELO, THE. (Illustrated)...................... Alexander Black........... 217
BOY SETTLERS, THE. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) .......... ............Noah Brooks ............. 31
121, 196, 289, 361, 434
BUSY CORNERS IN THE ORIENT. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards from Frank Stiles Woodruff ..... 471
photographs) .................................... ................
CIESAR AND POMPEY. Verse. (Illustrated) ....... ........... .......... Tudor Jenks ........... 331
CAUSE AND EFFECT. Verse. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) ..... .............Miargaret Vandegrift....... 382
CHARLIE'S SHADOWS AND THEIR SHADOW HOUSE. (Illustrated by O. .
T oaspern) ............. .......... ..... .. ............. .
CHRISTMAS CURE, A. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill) .................. .... .Emilie Poulsson. ......... 159
COLD WEATHER PREDICAMENT IN 1791, A. Picture, drawn by Daniel Beard .......................... 277
CROWS AND THE FARMER, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by W. T. Smedley) ...7Margaret Vandegrift ...... 30
" DAVID AND GOLIATH IN NAVAL WARFARE. (Illustrated from photographs).John lM. Ellicott, U. S. N... 23
DECEMBER. Poem. (Illustrated and engrossed by the Author) .............. K'atharine Pyle ............ 137
DECEMBER DITTY, A. Verse...... .................. ...... ............ .Alice Williams Brotherton .. 219
" DING, DONG, BELL! Picture, drawn by Louis Wain ... ..................... .................... 158
EASTER PROCESSIONAL, AN. Poem. (Illustrated by Frank O. Small) ....... H-elen Gray Cone .......... 481
ELEPHANT-HUNT IN STAM, AN. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent)............Adele Ml. Fielde........... 151
ELEPHANTS. (See "A Giant with a Sweet Tooth ") .................................................. 52
ELFIE'S VISIT TO CLOUDLAND AND THE MOON. (Illustrated by E. J. Austen). Frances V Austen ......... 220
278, 344, 464
EXCELLENT EMU, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by A. R. Wheelan) ........... Isabel Frances Bellows...... 341
EXCLUSIVE OLD OYSTER, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by Culmer Barnes). ... Laura A. Steel ............ 78
FAMILY DRUM CORPS, A. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)............. iMalcolm Douglas .......... 259
FAMILY GROUP, A. Picture, from a photograph .................... .................... ......... 303
FIRST SPELLING-LESSON, A. Verse ................. ................... L. R. R Baker ...... ....... 81
FORTUNES OF TOBY TRAFFORD, THE. (Illustrated by H. Sandham) ....... Trowbridge .... ..... 3
95, 175, 262, 332, 421
FOUND IN THE FORECASTLE. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill).................. W. J. Henderson .......... 59
GATES ON GRANDFATHER'S FARM, THE. (Illustrated by the Author) ....... Mary Hallock Foote ........ 411
" GATOR," THE. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill).................. .. ..... .Clarence B. M/oore ...... .. 74
GENTLE REMINDER, A. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ... ... ........ Tudor Jenks ............. 244
GIANT WITH A SWEET TOOTH, A. (Illustrated by Meredith Nugent) ........ CarylD. Haskins .......... 52
GOING TO THE HEAD. Verse. (Illustrated by Rose Mueller Sprague) ......Mary E. Wilkins .......... 271






VI CONTENTS.
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GOLDEN FLEECE, THE STORY OF THE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ........ Andrew Lang ..... 154, 233, 272
GOOD-BYE. Verse. (Illustrated by the Author) ..... ................ .. ..Oliver Herford............ 342
GREAT FIGHT, A. (Illustrated by A. S. Cox) ............ ....... .... Laura E. Richards ....... 476
GREAT INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, A. (Illustrated by Irving R. Wiles) ........... If. M. Neale .............. 185
His PROFESSION. Verse ................................................. Dr. M alcolm M cLeod....... 397
How THE MAILS ARE CARRIED. (Illustrated by C. T. Hill and E. J. Meeker). Max Bennett ........... .. 252
HUZ AND BUz. (Illustrated by P. Audra) .................. ............ Laura E. Richards ........ 343
INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE, THE. Picture.... .............. .................................... .. 360
JACK AND JILL REYNARD. (Illustrated by H. A. Ogden and from a photograph). Charles Frederick Holder ... 55
JINGLES ............ ..... .................... ......... ...................... 78, 13 34 370, 401, 45
LABOR OF LOVE, A. Picture, drawn by Jessie McDermott....................... ........ .. ...... 19
LADY JANE. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............... ........... . Mrs. C. V. Jamison ....... 43
131, 208, 307
LAND OF PLUCK, THE. (Illustrated by G. W. Edwards and others) ......... Mary Mapes Dodge ......... 1o6
LANGUISHING LINNET, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by A. R. Wheelan)....... Isabel Frances Bellows ...... 130
LEAF DOLLIES. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock Foote........................................... .. 42
LINUS. (Illustrated from a photograph) ................................. De Witt C. Lockwood ..... 384
LITTLE FIR-TREES, THE. Poem. (Illustrated by O. Toaspern) ........... .Evaleen Stein ............. 150
LITTLE FOOT-PAGE, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) ............ .Katherine S. Alcorn........ 418
LITTLE GIRL'S DIARY IN THE EAST, A. (Illustrated from photographs) .... Lucy Morris Ellsworth. .316, 390
LITTLE HOLDFAST. (Illustrated by George Inness, Jr.) .................... Roswell Smith ............. 239
LITTLE LIZETTE. Verse. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ...............Katherine S. Alcorn ........ 184
LITTLE VEMBA BROWN. (Illustrated by the frontispiece) ................... M. M. D...... .... .... 21
LITTLE VISITOR, A. Picture, drawn by G. W Edwards .......... ............................ ... 120
MAILS, THE. (See How the Mails are Carried ") ........... .................................... 252
MASTER MUFFET'S MISHAP. (Illustrated by F. Perard) ...................Alice Maude Ewell......... 142
MEAN REVENGE, A. Picture, drawn by G. T. Richards............ .................... ......... ........ 406
MEHITABLE LAMB. (Illustrated by A. B. Davies) .......................... Mary E. Wilkins ......... 296
MERRYTHOUGHT, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) .......... Margaret Johnson .......... 431
MICHAEL ANGELO, THE BOYHOOD OF. (Illustrated)...... ................AlexanderBlack .......... 217
MIDNIGHT SUN, THE. (Illustrated from photographs) ....................Herbert L. Aldrich ......... 385
MULES AND THE ELECTRIC CAR, THE ................... ..... .......Mary S. McCobb. ........ 81
MY AUTOGRAPH-BOOK. (Illustrated by facsimiles) .................... .... Edward Livingston Welles 352
452
NOT AN APPLE LEFT! Picture, drawn by Katharine Pyle ....... ................. ................. 58
NOVEMBER. Poem. (Illustrated and engrossed by the Author) ............. .Katharine Pyle ........... 20
OLD FRIEND, AN. Verse. (Illustrated by Jessie McDermott) ............ Celia Thaxter.............. 64
OLD MAN-OF-WAR AND THE NEW, THE. (Illustrated by H. L. Bridwell) ............................... 28
OLD-TIME VALENTINE, AN. Verse. (Illustrated) ......... .............. ..elen Gray Cone........... 251
OPINION, AN. Verse. (Illustrated by A. Brennan).........................John Kendrick Bangs ...... 379
OUT OF CHILDHOOD. Poem ............................................ Helen Thayer Hutcheson.... 369
" OVER THE ROOFS OF THE HOUSES I HEAR THE BARKING OF LEO." Poem .1. TV. Gilde. ............. 91
PAULINE AND THE POLICEMAN. (Illustrated by H. A. Ogden) .............Benjamin Webster.......... 398
PEOPLE WHO JUMPED, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ................ Frank M. Bicknell......... 92
PICTURES................................. ........ 19, 42, 58, 120, 158, 174, 215, 216, 277, 303, 306, 360, 406
POLAR BEAR FOR A JAILER, A. (Illustrated by E. T. Adney) ............. .E dmund Collins ........ 376
PRATI INSTITUTE, THE. (See a "A Great Industrial School") ....................... ...... .... 185
Puss IN THE CORNER. Picture, drawn by A. Brennan................................................ 306
QUEER BOY, A. Verse ...... ..................... .................. . I. S ................ 22
RACE WITH IDAHO ROBBERS, A. (Illustrated by F. Remington) ........... Joaquin Miller ............ 138
READING, A TALK ABOUT ...................... ... ...... ....... ... Charles Dudley Warner.... 171
RHODA'S VISIT. (Illustrated by Miss Hardy). .............................. Amy Wilson .... ........ 370
SANTA CLAUS AND HIS BODY-GUARD. Picture, drawn by Marie L. Kirk............................. 216
SANTA CLAUS IN TROUBLE. Picture, drawn by E. B. Bensell ........................................ 174
SEQUEL, THE. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell) ... .......................... Tudor Jenks ...... ....... 13
SEWING SONG. Verse. (Illustrated by Mary Hallock Foote) ...............Mary J. Jacques. ........ 104
STAR-BLOSSOMS. Verse ............................... ........ ........ Bessie Chandler ........... 463
STORY I TOLD THE PIRATE, A. (Illustrated by H. P. Share)........................................ 78
TALK ABOUT READING, A .. ............................................ Charles Dudley Warner.... 171






CONTENTS.


PAGE

THROUGH THE BACK AGES .............................. ............ Teresa C. Crofton.......... 65
To A LITTLE CHAP. Verse. (Illustrated). ............................. ...Mary Elizabeth Blake ...... 68
TOLL-GATE MAN AND THE ELEPHANT, THE. Picture, drawn by E. B. Bensell........................... 215
To PRINCE O RI. Poem ............................................... Louise Chandler Meloulton .... 277
TORPEDO BOATS. (See "' David and Goliath in Naval Warfare ") ..................................... 23
TURTLE AND THE KATYDID, THE. Verse. (Illustrated by A. R. Wheelan).. Harry Robinson .......... 351
W HAT AND W HERE? Verse...... .............................. .... .AnnzaHamilton........ .. 351
WHAT COULD THE FARMER DO ? Verse. (Illustrated by A. Brennan) ..... George William Ogden ..... 204
WONDERFUL PEAR-TREE, THE. (Illustrated) ..............................John Carson Pembroke ..... 68

FRONTISPIECES.

"Little Vemba Brown," by Irving R. Wiles, facing Title-page of Volume -" Rembrandt Van Ryn," from the
portrait by himself, page 90-" Young Michael Angelo at Work upon his First Piece of Sculpture," from a pho-
tograph by Emilio Zocchi, page 170 -" An Old-time Valentine," by George Wharton Edwards, page 250 -" Caesar
and Pompey," by J. H. Dolph, page 330-"Portrait of a Child," by Adriaen Hanneman, page 410.

DEPARTMENTS.
JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT. (Illustrated.)
Introduction- The Silver Dollar Sparrows on Time The Lady in the Moon (illustrated) A Wise Hen -
Red Clovers and White -An Explanation Desired (illustrated), 82; Introduction -Wreath-maker's Song-
Prince's Feather Red and White Clover- Growing after a Long Sleep The Telegraph-pole as a Store-
house (illustrated), 162; Introduction- The Yule Log-An Eskimo Journal- The Watch as a Compass-A
Long Journey for What ? Seven Thirsty Elephants (illustrated), 242 Introduction- Sport for Maldonado
Boys A Garden Protector Tot's Adopted Family- Window Pictures Was It Man's First Dwelling?
(illustrated)- From the Deacon's Scrap-book, 322; Introduction That Plant by the Telegraph-pole An
Indian Challenge-Who Can Tell?- More Ice Prisons-A King in a Tortoise Shell- Bird and Boy-
Her Little Shetland Shawl, 402; Introduction The Tunkuntel Sweeping a Tree Pickerel from the Sky
Brave Little Sailors of the Air--That Unfortunate Grasshopper- Flies Do Sometimes Die-,What Is
This? (illustrated) An Answer Requested, 482.
THE LETTER-BOX. (Illustrated) ... .............. ..... ................ ... 84, 164, 245, 324, 404, 484
THE RIDDLE-BOX. (Illustrated) ............................................. .87, 167, 247, 327, 407, 487
EDITORIAL NOTES .................................. .. .................. ....................... 166




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