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CONTENTS OF PART I., VOLUME XIII.

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ADVENTURE OF A Mouse, THE. (Illustrated by H. Pyle and A. Brennan)... Howard Pyle............... 147

“A GAY LITTLE FELLOW.” Jingle. (Illustrated and engrossed by G. R. Halm) E. E. Sterns .............. 470
ALL ABOARD FOR TO-MORROW MORNING! Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes......
AMONG THE LAW-MAKERS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers)................ Edmund Alton ..........

141, 219, 292, 386
APRIL DAY, AN. Poem......

............ Sara M. Chatfield........

ARCHITECT, AN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake) ..

.. George J. Manson.

AROUND THE BAY OF NAPLES. (Illustrated)........

....Firank R. Stockton........

ART AND ARTISTS, STORIES OF. (Illustrated).

.. Clara Erskine Clement...

BADMINTON ......

..Charles Ledyard Norton....

BALLAD OF JOHNNY PICKLEFRITZ, The. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) Q. W.......
BARTY's TURKEY. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner)......... ....... Sophie Swett. .........
BENEVOLENT Boy! Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)..................A. R. Wells.......
BEN's Sister. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes) ............................ Maria L. Pool ........
BIG HANS AND LITTLE HANS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers) ........... H. H. Boyesen.......
“ BLACK STONES A-BLAZING." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm)...........E. E. Sterns...........
BOLD HIGHWAYMAN, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by A. Dunham Wheeler)...M. G. Van Rensselaer...
BRIGHT IDEA, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)..

... Malcolm Douglas
BROWNIES AND THE BICYCLES, THE. (Illustrated by the Author)....... ... Palmer Cox.............
BROWNIES' CIRCUS, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)...... ..Palmer Cox.
BROWNIES TOBOGGANING, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author)....... Palmer Cor.
Candy Country, THE. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble)....

.. Louisa M1. Alcott...
CAPTAIN BRIGHT EYES AND LADY QUICK EAR........

H. II. (Ilelen Jackson)..

CASPERL. (Illustrated by Léon Moran and Oliver Herford) ................II, C. Bunner. ..........

CATCHING A WILD Cat. (Illustrated by the Author). .....

William Cary.

CHINESE GAME-SONG, A. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham)....

Ella Sterling Cummins. ...
CHOPIN..

....Agatha Tunis .........

CHRISTMAS BEFORE Last. (Illustrated by E. B. Bensell).....

Frank R. Stockton...

CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY. (Illustrated by a little girl). .................. .W. D. Ilowclls.
Christmas GIFTS, HOME-MADE. (Illustrated by the Author)............ .Ella S. IVelch......
CHRISTMAS NUMBER, THE. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock Foote..
CHRISTMAS Stars. (Illustrated by Carl Marr). .....

.A. Temple Belleco.
CONSIDERATE CROCODILE, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). ......A. R. Wells.
CONVERSATION AT THE Zoo, A. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard. .......

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DICKY DOT AND DOTTY Dick. Play ....

E. S. Brooks ...

DIFFICULT PROBLEM, A. Picture, drawn by O. Herford.. ...

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Dog STORIES, ST. NICHOLAS. (Illustrated) .....

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER, AN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake). ............. George J. Manson

ENOUGH FOR Two. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard..

EPHESUS, Two MIDDIES AT. (Illustrated by W. H. Overend and E. J. Luu Chord

Meeker)............................................

ERRAND, AN. Verses...........

Sydney Dayre.............

EXPLANATION, AN. Poem .......

Samuel W. Duffield........
Father HUBBARD. Picture, drawn by D. C. Peters

AKU. ricture, arawn by D. C. Peters ................................................. 272

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FIRE! Fire! Pocm.......... .........................................Esther B.

...........Esther B. Tiffany... ..... 60

Fird or Big BRAIN, LITTLE BRAIN & Co., TIIE. (Illustrated by the Author). Frank Bellciu...

Fisi-SPEARING TurouaII TIE Ice. (Illustrated by H. I. Keller).. ...J. O. Roorbach.

Five LITTLE Loys. Jingle ...................................... .....E. V. S.................

FLORENCE AND VENICE, I.x. (Illustrated)..... .....

... ...... Frank R. Stockton....... ..

FLORENTINE DADIES, SOME FAMOUS. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell) ......... Elizabeth Robins Pennell ...
French PAINTERS. (Illustrated) ....

........... Clara Erskine Clement. ...,

FROM BACH TO WAGNER.......

Agatha Tunis.

Schumann ................

Chopin. .........

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Wagner. (Illustrated) .....

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GARDEN OF GIRLS, A.

Uncle and Aunt. (Illustrated by Jessic Curtis Shepherd). ............... .Susan Coolidge ............
George WASIuxgton. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham, W. H. Drake, Horace E. Scudder ........
H. A. Ogden, and others).........

274, 366, 435
GIANT TURTLES. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard) .....

........ Charles Frederick Holder ....
GIRL WHO LOST ier POCKET, THE. (Illustrated by A. L. Sterner) ..... Sophie Swett ............... 257
Going! Going! Gove! (Illustrated) ......

..H. II. (IIelin Jackson)..... 272

GRANDFATHER'S VALENTINE. Poem ..

Elizabeth Cumings ......... 246

GREAT IMPROVEMENT, A. Verses...............

. . Sydney Dayre ...........

GREAT ROME AGUIN. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell). ..... ........ ..Tirank R. Slochiton. ......

GREAT SNOWBALL Figur, Tile. (Illustrated by George Inness, Jr.). ..... .. Charles Barnard

HALLOWEEN. Picturc, drawn by Albert E. Sterner .....

HEADS WE Wix,- TAILS YOU LOSE. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes....

Historic GIRLS: Woo or HWANG-HO. (Illustrated by A. Brennan). ......E. S. Brooks.

HOLIDAY PARTY, OUR ........

.........C. E. C. ............

HOME-MADE CHRISTMAS Girts. (Illustrated by the Author). ............. Ella S. IVclch ...........
How Fishes CLIMB Hill. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent). ...... . Charles Frederick Holder.... 104
ICICLE, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater). .......

... Rev. C. T. Whittemore.....
IMPRISONED WHALE, An. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent). ...... ... Edmund Collins............
JINGLES ...........................................

.... 47, 124, 134, 149, 215, 282, 299,
KEEP orr THE GRASS.” Picturc, drawn by Irene F. Jerome ......... ............. ....... ....
- KING OF THE FROZEN North, Tue. (Illustrated).........

..John R. Coryell.... .....
LITTLE CHRISTMAS-TREE, THE. Poem .........

....... Susan Coolidge ...........
“ LITTLE DICK SILVERBACK." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm)... ..E. E. Sicrnis .............
LITTLE LORD FAUNTLEROY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch), ................ Frances Hodgson Burnett..... 3

82, 168, 252, 332, 408
Magic Clocks, Tue. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner) ...................H. II. (Helen Jackson).. 8, 92
MINUTE SKETCHES. Pictures, drawn by Alfred Brennan ..

...... 388
MOON AND ITS “ SHINE," Tue. Verses.

.............Bessie Chandler............. 15
MORNING AT RUGBY DURIXG VACATION-TIME, A. (Illustrated by Joseph

VACATION-11E, dhe mustrated by Joseph Edvin D. Mead
R. Pennell) ..............
Mrs. Kriss KRINGLE. Pocm..... .................................Edith 11. Thomas........
MOUNTAIN-TOP AND IIow We Get Tiere, A. (Illustrated by Jas. Monks ? Troups

and E. J. Mccker)....
My Echo. Pocin. (Illustrated and engrossed by Albert E. Sterner) ........Edgar Fawcett..............
MY GRANDMOTHER'S GRANDMOTHER'S CHRISTMAS CANDLE. (Illustrated

Hczekiah Butterworth ....
by G. De F. Brush) ........

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“MY PRETTY Glass Tower.” Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm)...... E. E. Sterns ...... .... 299

NAPLES, AROUND THE DAY or. (Illustrated).

... Frank R. Stockton. ........ 263

New Bits or TALK FOR YOUNG FOLK. ................

....H. 11. (Ilelen Jackson.)
The Magic Clocks. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner)

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Captain Bright Eyes and Lady Quick Lar........

....... ... 182

Going! Going! Gonc!......

.. 272

Tit for Tat..... .............................................

“Wait!” A New Time-table for boys and Girls..
New IIAT AXD MUFT, Tue. Verscs. (Illustrated by Laura C. Ilills)...... Elizabeth L. Gould .......

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New Moox, Tue. Verscs. (Illustrated by Laura C. IIills)................C. Lloyd......
Nick WOOlson's Ride. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes)..................... Rose Hawthorne Lathrop ... 184
Nor II.1.VDSOJE, PERILIPS, BUT VERY Stylish, Picture, drawn by F. Bellew, Jr. ....................
NOTING O.V TIIE BREAKFAST TABLE. (Illustrated by Sol Lytinge)....... Margaret Eylinge .........
NOVEJDER EVENING, A. Poem. (Illustrated by the frontispiecc). ...... ..Cilia Thaxter............
ONE LITTLE RHYME IN A WORLD or RHYME. Pocm......

Ernest Whitney .....
OUR HOLIDAY PARTY......

C. E. C ...........

Our Joe. (Illustrated by C. H. Stephens).

.L. II. Stephens .......

PASE-PICTURES. Pocm ..........

..............................A.C. .......

PERSONALLY CONDUCTED. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell and others)........ Frank R. Slockton.

Great Rome Again.........
Around the Bay of Naples..
In Florence and Venice...................
A Mountain-top and How We Get There.......

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Per CAT OF AN ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, THE. Picture, drawn by L. Hopkins.

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PICTURES.....................8, 37, 75, 80, 96, 107, 123, 140, 160, 235, 272, 291, 302, 303, 365, 388, 395, 434,
PLAYING SCHOOL. Picture, drawn by E. W. McDowell...

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PUDDING COMETH, THE. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner........
PUTTING THIS AND THAT TOGETHER........

..................... George Klingle.
QUAKER Esther's Ride. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham).................E. Vinton Blake ........
RAINY DAY, A. Verses . .........

Sydney Dayre....
RAJAH'S PAPER-CUTTER, THE. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent)...............John R. Coryell...........
READY FOR BUSINESS; OR, CHOOSING AN OCCUPATION. (Illustrated by

Gcorge J. Manson.
W. H. Drake).............
An Architect ..........
An Electrical Engineer.......

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REAL KING, THE. (Illustrated)......................................... John K. Coryen

Right ROYAL CHRISTMAS UNTO YOU, A. Picture, drawn by D. Clinton Peters..

RIGI, THE. (A Mountain-top and How We Get There). .................... Frank R. Stockton. .......

“ RING THE BELL AND BLOW THE HORN." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) E. E. Sterns..

ROMANCE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)........ ....... Malcolm Douglas ..........

RUGBY, A MORNING AT. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell)................Edwin D. Mead.............

RUGBY, SCHOOL-LIFE AT. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell).............. Elizabeth Robins Pennell.... 110

SANTA CLAUS ON A LARK. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge). ............ . Washington Gladden........ 96

SANTA CLAUS ON SNOW Shows. (Illustrated by D. Clinton Peters)... ... Sophie May................ 208

SAVAGE AND COWARDLY. (Illustrated)....

........... John R. Coryell .........

SCHOOL-LIFE AT Rugby. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell)................ Elizabeth Robins Pennell.... 110

SCHUMANN

Agatha Tunis ...........

SECRET or It, The Poem .....

........... Susan Coolidge ............

SHAKSPERE'S SCHOOL, A Visit to. (Illustrated by C. H. Stephens). ...... Rev. Albert Danker......

SHOE OR STOCKING? Poem .....

.....................Edith 11. Thomas .........

.. 192

SIMPLE SIMON. (Illustrated by A. Brennan)..
Sir ROJER DE ROMILY Rose. Jingle. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford).....
SIXTEEN AND Six, Verses, (Illustrated and engrossed by Albert E. Sterner) ......... ............
SKY-SAILING. Poem ...................

............ John Vance Cheney ......

SLIGHT MISUNDERSTANDING, A. Verses .....

....... ...Bessie Chandler .........

SMALLEST DOG IN THE WORLD, THE. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent). ......C. J. Russell.
SNOW-STORM, THE. Poem .......

......... Grace Denio Litchfield......

Some Famous FLORENTINE BABIES. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell). ...... Elizabeth Robins Pennell ...

SOPHIE CONNOR AND THE VACATION-SCHOOL. (Illustrated by H. Sandham).. Charles Barnard............

ST. NICHOLAS Dog STORIES. (Illustrated)...................... ................................358

STORIES OF ART AND ARTISTS: FRENCH PAINTERS. (Illustrated) ......... Clara Erskine Clement......

STRANGER CAT, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)..............N. P. Babcock . .......... 172

TAKING BABY'S PICTURE. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). ...........A. W. N................. 348

THANKSGIVING GHOST, A. Picture, drawn by O. Herford ..

“THREE LITTLE MAIDS FROM SCHOOL ARE WE.” Picture, drawn by Laura ?

............ 434

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FRONTISPIECES.

“A November Evening" by Mary Hallock Foote, facing Title-page of Volume –“ Portrait of a Little Girl,”
after a painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds, facing page 81—“The Burgomaster's Daughter," from a painting
by Joseph Lauber, facing page 163—“ The Sisters,” by Mary Hallock Foote, facing page 243—“Madame
Le Brun's Portrait of Herself, facing page 323—“I am sure you are a Prince,' said the Princess,” by Léon
Moran, facing page 403.

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CHAPTER I.

on his shoulder and cried bitterly, holding him as

if she could never let him go.again. CEDRIC himself knew nothing whatever about Yes, he is well," she sobbed; “he is quite, it. It had never been even mentioned to him. quite well, but we - we have no one left but each He knew that his papa had been an Englishman, other. No one at all." because his mamma had told him so; but then his Then, little as he was, he understood that his papa had died when he was so little a boy that big, handsome young papa would not come back he could not remember very much about him, any more; that he was dead, as he had heard of except that he was big, and had blue eyes and a other people being, although he could not comprelong mustache, and that it was a splendid thing hend exactly what strange thing had brought all to be carried around the room on his shoulder. this sadness about. It was because his mamma Since his papa's death, Cedric had found out that always cried when he spoke of his papa that he it was best not to talk to his mamma about him. secretly made up his mind it was better not to When his father was ill, Cedric had been sent away, speak of him very often to her, and he found out, and when he had returned, everything was over; too, that it was better not to let her sit still and look and his mother, who had been very ill, too, was into the fire or out of the window without moving only just beginning to sit in her chair by the win- or talking. He and his mamma knew very few dow. She was pale and thin, and all the dimples people, and lived what might have been thought had gone from her pretty face, and her eyes looked very lonely lives, although Cedric did not know it large and mournful, and she was dressed in black. was lonely until he grew older and heard why it

“Dearest,” said Cedric (his papa had called was they had no visitors. Then he was told that her that always, and so the little boy had learned his mamma was an orphan, and quite alone in to say it),—"dearest, is my papa better ?”

the world when his papa had married her. She He felt her arms tremble, and so he turned his was very pretty, and had been living as comcurly head and looked in her face. There was panion to a rich old lady who was not kind to her, something in it that made him feel that he was and one day Captain Cedric Errol, who was callgoing to cry.

ing at the house, saw her run up the stairs with “Dearest," he said ; “is he well?".

tears on her eyelashes; and she looked so sweet Then suddenly his loving little heart told him that and innocent and sorrowful that the Captain could he'd better put both his arms around her neck and not forget her. And after many strange things kiss her again and again, and keep his soft cheek had happened, they knew each other well and close to hers; and he did so, and she laid her face loved each other dearly, and were married, al

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