Image from page 154 of “St. Nicholas [serial]” (1873)

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Identifier: stnicholasserial71dodg
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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1879.J AND THE LITTLE FIRST WOMAN. 135 rise and rejoice that the storm had passed away.The sage-brush looked more silvery than ever,

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HE HUNTED GRASSHOPPERS clothed with myriads of rain-drops, which beaded itstiny leaves. Through all the storm, our little heroslept, the feathers of his hunting-coat wet and flat-tened by the rain. When the sun came out againand shone upon him, it dried and shriveled this littlecoat until it cracked and fell off him like the shellof an egg from a newly hatched chicken. He soonbegan to feel uncomfortable, and woke up. Even-ing was fast approaching ; the blue-jay chattered,the prairie-chicken was calling its young brood torest under its wings for the night, the cricket hadat last sung himself to sleep, and all nature seemedto be getting ready for a long rest. Our boy, how-ever, had no thought of further sleep. His activemind was thinking how he could revenge himselfupon the sun for his treatment of him, in thus ruin-ing his coat. The shadows on the plains deepenedinto gloom and darkness, but still he thought andplanned out his revenge. Early in the morning,he started for home. The littl

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