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The St. Nicholas anthology / edited by Henry Steele Commager ; with an introduction by May Lamberton Becker.

Contributor(s): Commager, Henry Steele, 1902-1998 | American Council of Learned Societies.
Material type: TextTextSeries: ACLS Humanities E-book.Publisher: New York : Greenwich House : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1983, c1975Description: xxii, 541 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.Other title: Saint Nicholas anthology.Uniform titles: St. Nicholas (New York, N.Y.) Subject(s): Children's literatureOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Story about ancestors / Dorothy Canfield -- Peterkins celebrate the Fourth of July / Lucretia P. Hale -- Soldiering of Beniah Stidham / Howard Pyle -- Griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton -- Daddy Jake, the runaway / Joel Chandler Harris -- Buffalo hunting / Theodore Roosevelt -- How a street-car came in a stocking / Harriet Allen -- City child / Alfred Tennyson -- Charles Dickens: the boy of the London streets / Rupert Sargent Holland -- Reef / Samuel Scoville, Jr. -- Rowena O'Toole Company / Ellis Parker Butler -- How Santa Claus found the poor-house / Sophie Swett -- Tom Sawyer and his band / Albert Bigelow Paine -- Trial in Tom Belcher's store / Samuel A. Derieux -- King Trisanku / Henry W. Longfellow -- Danny and the "Major" / Gertrude P. Greble -- Professor and the Patagonian giant / Tudor Jenks -- Potted princess / Rudyard Kipling -- Butter Betty bought / Anonymous -- Brownies' return / Palmer Cox -- Leonard's English Christmas / Alice Hegan Rice -- Dream march of the children / James Whitcomb Riley -- Little contraband / Charles McIlvaine -- When Thomas takes his pen / Elsie Hill -- Baby Sylvester / Bret Harte -- Black sheep's coat / Cornelia Meigs -- Billy Mayes' great discovery / Ralph Henry Barbour -- Race with Idaho robbers / Joaquin Miller -- Maudie Tom, jockey / Gladys Hasty Carroll -- Little elf / John Kendrick Bangs -- Crew of the captain's gig / Sophie Swett -- Table manners / Gelett Burgess -- Kin to the word / Maristan Chapman -- Base Cove sketches / J.T. Trowbridge -- Flapjack / Carter Hamilton -- Keeping house / Laura Ingalls Wilder -- Pinkey Perkins: "Just a boy" / Captain Harold Hammond, U.S.A. -- Gourd fiddle / Grace MacGowan Cooke -- Story of a proverb / Sidney Lanier -- Rumpty-Dumpty's tower (A fairy tale) / Julian Hawthorne -- Old lady from Dover / Carolyn Wells --
Illustrations: "Ring a ring o' roses," "Bye, Baby Bunting," "Little people's market," Rain, rain, go away!" Hark, hark, the dogs do bark!" Jack Sprat and his wife, "There was an old woman who lived under a hill" / Arthur Rackham -- Thanksgiving snow-shoes / Ben Ames Williams -- Grandiloquent goat / Carolyn Wells -- "Brin" / Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell -- Casperl / H.C. Bunner -- Among the buffaloes / Noah Brooks -- Dickey boy / Mary E. Wilkins -- Great speculation / Rossiter Johnson -- Runaway train / F. Lovell Coombs -- Snaggle-tooth of Sunken Lake / David M. Newell -- Wrong coat / Rose Terry Cooke -- Richard Carr's baby / Richard H. Davis -- Chronicles of the Molbos -- Fo'c'sle and wigwam / Henry Morton Robinson -- Funny little school / Ruth McInery Stuart -- Malschick / Leon W. Dean -- More than conquerors / Ariadne Gilbert -- "As we forgive those" / T. Morris Longstreth -- Where the buffaloes begin / Olaf Baker -- Crocodile / Oliver Herford -- My grandmother's grandmother's Christmas candle / Hezekiah Butterworth -- To repel boarders / Jack London -- Three brass pennies / Augusta Huiell Seaman -- Puzzled / Carolyn Wells -- With the black prince / William O. Stoddard -- Sara Crewe; or, What happened at Miss Minchin's / Francis Hodgson Burnett -- Old-fashioned Thanksgiving / Louisa M. Alcott -- Grizel Cochrane's ride / Elia W. Peattie -- Crow-child / Mary Mapes Dodge -- Affair of the "Sandpiper" / Elizabeth Stuart Phelps -- Freddy Low takes the wheel / Cornelius Brett Boocock -- Not so black as his feathers / Dallas Lore Sharp -- Find / Orville W. Mosher, Jr. -- Sensitive cat / Alice Brown -- Young Abel Yancey / Archibald Rutledge -- Christmas every day / W.D. Howells -- Major's big-talk stories / F. Blake Crofton -- Spelling spat / Nancy Byrd Turner -- Friends / E. Vincent Millay -- Diary of a dragon / Morris G. Bishop -- My fairy-book prince / Margaret Widdemer -- Patriot / Robert Hillyer --
In the twilight / Eudora Welty -- Mystery / Stephen Vincent Benet -- Frozen brook / Stella Benson -- Home, to Penelope / Bruce T. Simonds -- Vacation song / E. Vincent Millay -- Voice of the city / John C. Farrar -- Vacation down south / E. Babette Deutsch -- Gratitude / Cornelia Otis Skinner -- In June-time / William R. Benet -- When swallows build / Corey H. Ford -- Where do the fairies meet? / Jessica Nelson North -- Winter walk / Rachel Lyman Field -- Song of summer / Sterling North -- Song of the woods / Stephen Vincent Benet -- My favorite character in fiction / Anne L. Parrish -- Four charades / C.P. Cranch -- Eight charades, done up in rhyme, for lad and lass at candle-time / Ralph Henry Barbour -- Cross-word enigma / G.F. Babcock -- Anagram -- Double-acrostic / Elinor Lothrop Daniels -- Connected squares / Florence and Edna -- Diamond / Jennie N. Child -- Illustrated primal acrostic -- "Aged" puzzle / Helen A. Sibley -- Oblique rectangle / George Linwood Hosea -- Magic letters / Maurice P. Dunlap -- M.M.D. / Josephien Daskam Bacon.
In: ACLS Humanities E-BookURL: http://www.humanitiesebook.org/Summary: Contains the "best" of "St. Nicholas," a magazine for boys and girls published at the turn of the 20th century. Included stories, poems, and original illustrations.
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Originally published: New York : Random House, 1948-1950.

Contains the "best" of "St. Nicholas," a magazine for boys and girls published at the turn of the 20th century. Included stories, poems, and original illustrations.

Story about ancestors / Dorothy Canfield -- Peterkins celebrate the Fourth of July / Lucretia P. Hale -- Soldiering of Beniah Stidham / Howard Pyle -- Griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton -- Daddy Jake, the runaway / Joel Chandler Harris -- Buffalo hunting / Theodore Roosevelt -- How a street-car came in a stocking / Harriet Allen -- City child / Alfred Tennyson -- Charles Dickens: the boy of the London streets / Rupert Sargent Holland -- Reef / Samuel Scoville, Jr. -- Rowena O'Toole Company / Ellis Parker Butler -- How Santa Claus found the poor-house / Sophie Swett -- Tom Sawyer and his band / Albert Bigelow Paine -- Trial in Tom Belcher's store / Samuel A. Derieux -- King Trisanku / Henry W. Longfellow -- Danny and the "Major" / Gertrude P. Greble -- Professor and the Patagonian giant / Tudor Jenks -- Potted princess / Rudyard Kipling -- Butter Betty bought / Anonymous -- Brownies' return / Palmer Cox -- Leonard's English Christmas / Alice Hegan Rice -- Dream march of the children / James Whitcomb Riley -- Little contraband / Charles McIlvaine -- When Thomas takes his pen / Elsie Hill -- Baby Sylvester / Bret Harte -- Black sheep's coat / Cornelia Meigs -- Billy Mayes' great discovery / Ralph Henry Barbour -- Race with Idaho robbers / Joaquin Miller -- Maudie Tom, jockey / Gladys Hasty Carroll -- Little elf / John Kendrick Bangs -- Crew of the captain's gig / Sophie Swett -- Table manners / Gelett Burgess -- Kin to the word / Maristan Chapman -- Base Cove sketches / J.T. Trowbridge -- Flapjack / Carter Hamilton -- Keeping house / Laura Ingalls Wilder -- Pinkey Perkins: "Just a boy" / Captain Harold Hammond, U.S.A. -- Gourd fiddle / Grace MacGowan Cooke -- Story of a proverb / Sidney Lanier -- Rumpty-Dumpty's tower (A fairy tale) / Julian Hawthorne -- Old lady from Dover / Carolyn Wells --

Illustrations: "Ring a ring o' roses," "Bye, Baby Bunting," "Little people's market," Rain, rain, go away!" Hark, hark, the dogs do bark!" Jack Sprat and his wife, "There was an old woman who lived under a hill" / Arthur Rackham -- Thanksgiving snow-shoes / Ben Ames Williams -- Grandiloquent goat / Carolyn Wells -- "Brin" / Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell -- Casperl / H.C. Bunner -- Among the buffaloes / Noah Brooks -- Dickey boy / Mary E. Wilkins -- Great speculation / Rossiter Johnson -- Runaway train / F. Lovell Coombs -- Snaggle-tooth of Sunken Lake / David M. Newell -- Wrong coat / Rose Terry Cooke -- Richard Carr's baby / Richard H. Davis -- Chronicles of the Molbos -- Fo'c'sle and wigwam / Henry Morton Robinson -- Funny little school / Ruth McInery Stuart -- Malschick / Leon W. Dean -- More than conquerors / Ariadne Gilbert -- "As we forgive those" / T. Morris Longstreth -- Where the buffaloes begin / Olaf Baker -- Crocodile / Oliver Herford -- My grandmother's grandmother's Christmas candle / Hezekiah Butterworth -- To repel boarders / Jack London -- Three brass pennies / Augusta Huiell Seaman -- Puzzled / Carolyn Wells -- With the black prince / William O. Stoddard -- Sara Crewe; or, What happened at Miss Minchin's / Francis Hodgson Burnett -- Old-fashioned Thanksgiving / Louisa M. Alcott -- Grizel Cochrane's ride / Elia W. Peattie -- Crow-child / Mary Mapes Dodge -- Affair of the "Sandpiper" / Elizabeth Stuart Phelps -- Freddy Low takes the wheel / Cornelius Brett Boocock -- Not so black as his feathers / Dallas Lore Sharp -- Find / Orville W. Mosher, Jr. -- Sensitive cat / Alice Brown -- Young Abel Yancey / Archibald Rutledge -- Christmas every day / W.D. Howells -- Major's big-talk stories / F. Blake Crofton -- Spelling spat / Nancy Byrd Turner -- Friends / E. Vincent Millay -- Diary of a dragon / Morris G. Bishop -- My fairy-book prince / Margaret Widdemer -- Patriot / Robert Hillyer --

In the twilight / Eudora Welty -- Mystery / Stephen Vincent Benet -- Frozen brook / Stella Benson -- Home, to Penelope / Bruce T. Simonds -- Vacation song / E. Vincent Millay -- Voice of the city / John C. Farrar -- Vacation down south / E. Babette Deutsch -- Gratitude / Cornelia Otis Skinner -- In June-time / William R. Benet -- When swallows build / Corey H. Ford -- Where do the fairies meet? / Jessica Nelson North -- Winter walk / Rachel Lyman Field -- Song of summer / Sterling North -- Song of the woods / Stephen Vincent Benet -- My favorite character in fiction / Anne L. Parrish -- Four charades / C.P. Cranch -- Eight charades, done up in rhyme, for lad and lass at candle-time / Ralph Henry Barbour -- Cross-word enigma / G.F. Babcock -- Anagram -- Double-acrostic / Elinor Lothrop Daniels -- Connected squares / Florence and Edna -- Diamond / Jennie N. Child -- Illustrated primal acrostic -- "Aged" puzzle / Helen A. Sibley -- Oblique rectangle / George Linwood Hosea -- Magic letters / Maurice P. Dunlap -- M.M.D. / Josephien Daskam Bacon.

Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2009. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) ([Works of Henry Steele Commager]) Mode of access: Intranet.

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