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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.

476
AMONG THE LAW-MAKERS. (Illustrated by W. A. Rogers).

Edmund Alton

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APRIL DAY, AN. Poem...

Sara M. Chatfield.

407
ARCHITECT, AN. (Illustrated by W. H. Drake)

.George J. Manson
AROUND THE BAY OF NAPLES. (Illustrated)..

Frank R. Stockton..

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ART AND ARTISTS, STORIES OF. (Illustrated).

.. Clara Erskine Clement. 323
BADMINTON

. Charles Ledyard Norton. 290
BALLAD OF JOHNNY PICKLEFRITZ, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch) Q. W......

419

BARTY'S TURKEY. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner).

Sophie Swett.

BENEVOLENT Boy! Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).

A. R. Wells..

124
Bey's SISTER. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes)

Naria L. Pool

464
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.

299

BOLD HIGHWAYMAN, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by A. Dunhamn Wheeler). . .M. G. Van Rensselaer. 282

BRIGHT IDEA, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch).

Malcolm Douglas

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BROWNIES AND THE BICYCLES, THE. (Illustrated by the Author)..

Palmer Cor.

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BROWNIES' CIRCUS, The. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author).

Palmer Cox.

389

BROWNIES TOBOGGANING, THE. Verses. (Illustrated by the Author).

.Palmer Cox...

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CANDY COUNTRY, THE. (Illustrated by E. W. Kemble).

. Louisa M. Alcott...

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CAPTAIN BRIGHT EYES AND LADY QUICK EAR.....

H. II. (Ilelen Jackson)..... 182
CASPERL. (Illustrated by Léon Moran and Oliver Herford)

.II, C. Bunner.

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

William Cary.

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

.Ella Sterling Cummins. 180

CHOPIN

Agatha Tunis

143

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

Frank R. Stockton.

124
CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY. (Illustrated by a little girl)...

.W. D. Ilowclls.

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CHRISTMAS GIFTS, HOME-MADE. (Illustrated by the Author).

Ella S. IVelch.

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CHRISTMAS NUMBER, THE. Picture, drawn by Mary Hallock Foote..

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CHRISTMAS STARS. (Illustrated by Carl Marr).

.A. Temple Bellew.

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- CONSIDERATE CROCODILE, THE. Jingle. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch). A. R. Wells.

134
CONVERSATION AT THE Zoo, A. Picture, drawn by J. C. Beard..

303

Dicky DoT AND DOTTY Dick. Play.

E. S. Brooks

285

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

160

Dog STORIES, ST. NICHOLAS. (Illustrated)

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

George J. Manson.

300

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

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EPHESUS, Two MIDDIES AT.

H. H. Clark.

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Meeker).

ERRAND, AN. Verses..

Sydney Dayre.

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EXPLANATION, AN. Poem

. Samuel W. Duffeld

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FATHER HUBBARD. Picture, drawn by D. C. Peters

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FIRE! FIRE! Pocm....

Esther B. Tiffany...

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FIRJ or DIG BRAIN, LITTLE BRAIN & Co., Tile. (Illustrated by the Author). I'rank Bellow..

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FisiI-SPEARING TurnouciI TIE Ice. (Illustrated by H. I. Keller).

J, O. Roorbach.

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Five Little Loys. Jingle .....

.E. V. S....

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FLORENCE AND VENICE, Ix. (Illustrated)...

Frank R. Stocklon..

349

FLORENTINE DADIES, SOME FAMOUS. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell)

. Elizabeth Robins Pennell. 243

Frencii PAINTERS. (Illustrated)

Clara Erskine Clement.

323

FROM BACH TO WAGNER..

Agatha Tunis.

Schumann

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Chopin.

143

Wagner. (Illustrated)

189

GARDEX or GIRLS, A.

Uncle and Aunt. (Illustrated by Jessic Curtis Shepherd)..

.Susan Coolidge

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GEORGE WASHINGTOX. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham, W. H. Drake, Horace E. Scudder

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H. A. Ogden, and others)...

274, 366, 435

GIANT TURTLES. (Illustrated by J. C. Beard)

Charles Frederick Holder.

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GIRL WHO LOST lier POCKET, THE. (Illustrated by A. E. Sterner) Sophie Swett ..

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Going! Going! Gone! (Illustrated)

.H. II. (IIelin Jackson)..

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GRANDFATHER'S VALENTINE. Poem

Elizabeth Cumings

GREAT IMPROVEMENT, A. Verses.

.Sydney Dayre

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Great Rome Agun. (Illustrated by Joseph R. Pennell).

Firank R. Stocliton.

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

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HALLOWEEN. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner

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HEADS WE Wix,— Tails you Lose. Picture, drawn by Culmer Barnes.

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

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HOLIDAY PARTY, OUR .....

C. E. C.

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HOME-MADE CHRISTMAS Girts. (Illustrated by the Author).

Ella S. IVcich

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How Fishes CLIMB HILL. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent).

Charles Frederick Holder.

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Icicle, Tue. Verses. (Illustrated by W. H. Goater).

.Rey. C. T. Whittemore.

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IMPRISONED WHALE, AN. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent).

.Edmund Collins.....

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JINGLES

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Keep orF THE Grass.” Picture, drawn by Irene F. Jerome.

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- KING OF THE FROZEN NORTH, THE. (Illustrated).

John R. Coryell.

LITTLE CHRISTMAS-TREE, The Poem .

. Susan Coolidge

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“ LITTLE DICK SILVERBACK. Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) .E. E. Siorns

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Little Lord FAUNTLEROY. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch),.

Franccs Hodgson Burnett.

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Magic Clocks, Tue. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner)

.H. II. (Ilelen Jackson).. 8, 92
MINUTE SKETCHES. Pictures, drawn by Alfred Brennan
MOON AND ITS “ SHINE,” Tue. Verses....

Bessie Chandler,

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MORNING AT RUGBY DURING VACATION-TIME, A.

Edivin D. Mead

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R. Pennell)
Mrs. Kriss KRIXCLE. Pocm.

Edith 11. Thomas...

MOUNTAIN-TOP AND IIow We Get TIERE, A. (Illustrated by Jas. Monks

Tirank R. Stockton..

and E. J. Mecker)...

My Echo. Poci. (Illustrated and engrossed by Albert E. Sterner) .Edgar Fawcett.

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MY GRANDMOTHer's GRANDMOTHER'S CHRISTMAS CANDLE. (Illustrated

Iczekiah Butterworth 174

by G. De F. Drusli)

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

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NAPLES, AROUND THE DAY or. (Illustrated)..

Frank R. Stockton,

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New Bits or TALK for Young FOLK.

.11. 11. (Ilelen Jackson.)
The Magic Clocks. (Illustrated by Albert E. Sterner)
Captain Bright Eyes and Lady Quick Lar.

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Going! Going! Gonc !

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Tit for Tat.....

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“Wait!” A New Time-table for boys and Girls.

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New IIAT AXD Murr, Tue. Verscs. (Illustrated by Laura C. Ilills). Elizabeth L. Could

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New Moox, Tue. Verses. (Illustrated by Laura C. IIills)..

C. Lloyd....

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Nick Woolsox's Ride. (Illustrated by G. F. Barnes).....

Rose Hawthorne Lathrop 184

Nor H.J.VDSOJE, PERIIPS, BUT VERY Stylish. Picture, drawn by T. Bellew, Jr.

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Nothing O.V TIIE BREAKFAST TABLE. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge). Margaret Eylinge

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NOVEMBER EVENING, A. Poem. (Illustrated by the frontispiecc).

. . Colia Thaxter..

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ONE LITTLE RHYME IN A WORLD or RHYME. Pocm..

. Ernest Whilney

OUR HOLIDAY PARTY..

C. E. C

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

.L. II. Stephens.

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PASE-PICTURES. Pocm ...

A.C.

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

Great Rome Again....

Around the Bay of Naples.

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In Florence and Venicc...

349
A Mountain-top and How We Get There...

426

Pet CAT OF AN Electric Light COMPANY, THE. Picture, drawn by L. Hopkins....

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PICTURES..

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PLAYING SCHOOL. Picture, drawn by E. W. McDowell.

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PUDDING COMETH, Tue. Picture, drawn by Albert E. Sterner.

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PUTTING THIS AND THAT TOGETHER...

George Klingle.

QUAKER Esther's Ride. (Illustrated by Henry Sandham)

E. Vinton Blake

380

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.

W. H. Drake).

An Architect..

An Electrical Engineer..

300

REAL KING, THE. (Illustrated)..

John R. Coryell

288
Right ROYAL CHRISTMAS UNTO You, A. Picture, drawn by D. Clinton Peters..

107
Rigi, The. (A Mountain-top and How We Get There)..

Frank R. Stockton.

426
“RING THE BELL AND BLOW THE HORN." Jingle. (Illustrated by G. R. Halm) E. E. Sterns..

215
ROMANCE, A. Verses. (Illustrated by R. B. Birch)..

. Malcolm Douglas

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

Edwin D. Mead.

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

Elizabeth Robins Pennell.
SANTA CLAUS ON A LARK. (Illustrated by Sol Eytinge). ...

Washington Gladden... 96
SANTA CLAUS ON Snow Shows. (Illustrated by D. Clinton Peters)... Sophie May

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Savage AND COWARDLY. (Illustrated)....

John R. Coryell

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

.Elizabeth Robins Pennell..

SCHUMANN

· Agatha Tunis

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SECRET OF IT, THE. Poem

Susan Coolidge...

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

468

SHOE OR STOCKING? Poem ..

Edith M1. Thomas .

192

SIMPLE SIMON. (Illustrated hy A. Brennan)

307

Sir ROJER DE ROmily Rose. Jingle. (Illustrated by Oliver Herford)..

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SIXTEEN AND Sıx, Verses. (Illustrated and engrossed by Albert E. Sterner)

145

SKY-SAILING. Poem....

John rce Cheney

SLIGHT MISUNDERSTANDING, A. Verses

Bessie Chandler

309

SMALLEST DOG IN THE WORLD, The. (Illustrated by J. M. Nugent). C. J. Russell

146

SNOW-STORM, THE. Poem...

Grace Denio Litchfield. 92

Some Famous FLORENTINE BABIES. (Illustrated by J. R. Pennell). Elisabeth Robins Pennell. 243

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

454

ST. NICHOLAS Dog Stories. (Illustrated).

358

STORIES OF ART AND ARTists: FRENCH PAINTERS. (Illustrated)

Clara Erskine Clement.

323

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 .....

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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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