new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Image from page 343 of "St. Nicholas [serial]" (1873) | by Internet Archive Book Images
Back to photostream

Image from page 343 of "St. Nicholas [serial]" (1873)

Identifier: stnicholasserial112dodg

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

 

 

View Book Page: Book Viewer

About This Book: Catalog Entry

View All Images: All Images From Book

 

Click here to view book online to see this illustration in context in a browseable online version of this book.

 

 

Text Appearing Before Image:

OCEAN NOTION. [September, AN OCEAN NOTION. By Joel Stacy. Were I old Neptunes son, you d seeHow soon the waves would bow to me ;And how the fish would gather round,And wag their tails with joy profound.I d bid the sea-gulls tidings bringOf sunny lands where larks do sing;I d roam the icebergs wild, and findA summer suited to my mind ;Or in the gulf-stream warm I d playSo long as winter chose to stay ;I d turn the billows inside out ;Play leap-frog with the water-spout;Swing on the cable, out of sight,Or leap with dolphins to the light.All this I d do, and more beside,Were I old Neptunes joy and pride.His wreathed horn I d lightly blow,And swing his trident to and fro;And when 1 tired of oceans roar,I d take a little turn on shore.If Father feared to trust on landHis fine aquatic four-in-hand,—Why, what of that? I d laugh and goUpon a charger sure and slow —My turtle-steed so fine and grandReady for trip on sea or land.Ah, but I d have right lordly fun,If I were only Neptunes son !

 

Text Appearing After Image:

■884.] THE QUEENS MUSEUM. $37 THE QUEENS MUSEUM.By Frank R. Stockton. There was once a Queen who founded, in hercapital city, a grand museum. This institutionwas the pride of her heart, and she devotednearly all her time to overseeing the collectionof objects for it, and their arrangement in thespacious halls. This museum was intended to ele-vate the intelligence of her people, but the resultwas quite disappointing to the Queen. For somereason, and what it was she could not imagine, thepeople were not interested in her museum. Sheconsidered it the most delightful place in the world,and spent hours every day in examining and study-ing the thousands of objects it contained ; but al-though here and there in the city there was aperson who cared to visit the collection, the greatbody of the people found it impossible to feelthe slightest interest in it. At first this grievedthe Queen, and she tried to make her museumbetter ; but as this did no good, she became veryangry, and she issued a

 

 

Note About Images

Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.

6,748 views
8 faves
0 comments