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Image from page 711 of "St. Nicholas [serial]" (1873)

Identifier: stnicholasserial322dodg

Title: St. Nicholas [serial]

Year: 1873 (1870s)

Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905

Subjects: Children's literature

Publisher: [New York : Scribner & Co.]

Contributing Library: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



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OCTOBER. BV MILDRED C. JONES, AGE 16. THE CAMP AMONGTHE HILLS. BY MAUD DUDLEY SHACK-ELFORD (age 16). {Honor Member.*) Now night has come as a mantle thrownFrom the shining crests ofsnow,And the watch-fires gleamBy the silver streamIn the rugged vale below ; THE FISH THAT GOT AWAY. BY LAWRENCE HARGER DOOLITTLE (AGE 13).{From a Zoological Text-book.) Piscis magnns, or the fish that got away, as itis commonly known, is found all over the world. Itnever fails to take the fishermans hook, but it hasnever yet been landed, or even clearly seen. It is wellknown that it is always too large for a man to carryhome, and too wily to be caught. On this accountmany people do not believe that it exists, but it is wellknown to all fishermen. Although all attempts to secure this fish so far havebeen fruitless, people are still eager in its pursuit,and undoubtedly the natural-history text-books of afew years hence will be able to give an accurate de-scription of this what-is-it of the waters. Frequent g



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