Image from page 338 of "St. Nicholas [serial]" (1873)
Title: St. Nicholas [serial]
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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midget moving in the dim light. He climbedup the long gang-plank, hopped to the deck, upthe cabin stairs, found on a bread-plate on oneof the dining-tables some nice crumbs for hissupper, and, stretching himself in the folds ofa curtain, went sound asleep, like the happy-go-lucky little stowaway that he was. Well, this was the beginning of his travels.I could nt begin to tell you all his adventures:how he was a dreadfully seasick, poor littlehalf-inch of humanity; how he grew better andhad ever so much fun on the ship; how hereached England, and visited all the museumsand libraries and cathedrals and palaces, boththere and on the Continent, without the botherof fees or tickets; for where was the need ofthose things to a manikin who could squeezethrough a keyhole or crawl through the crackunder a door. And still, in all his journeyings over Europe,Asia, and Africa, in regions which no civilizedman had ever reached, and on islands not downon any map or chart, on ships, on railroads, in
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then jack tried a cricket. carriages and on donkeys, on sea-gulls and onchips — still he kept on ungrowing. At last hewas no bigger than a mosquito. Now he couldcreep into ant-holes and walk along the cause-ways made by the seams in the rocks; he could 326 JACK LONGSHORT. [Feb.
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