All Children Stories Page 238
TWO LITTLE RIDDLES IN RHYME
There's a garden that I ken, Full of little gentlemen; Little caps of blue they wear, And green ribbons, very fair. (Flax.) From house to house he goes, A messenger small and slight, And whether ...
TWO STRANGE SIGHTS.
"Oh come into the dining-room!" Cries Fred, "come, grandma, dear. For something very strange indeed Is going on in here!" And sure enough, when grandma comes, Perhaps at first with fright, She stands quite still, astonished at An unexpected sigh...
UPON THE ROAD TO ROCKABOUT
Upon the road to Rockabout I came upon some sheep-- A large and woolly flock about As wide as it was deep. I was about to turn about To ask the man to tell Some things I wished to learn about Both sheep and wool as well, When I beheld a rou...
WALDO GOES FISHING.
It was with stronger forebodings than he dared acknowledge even to himself, that Professor Featherwit watched the two young men out of sight in the early gloom, and scarcely had his nephew passed beyond hearing than uncle Phaeton would gladly have ...
The stream that crept down from the hills, three miles away, has worn a smooth bed for itself in the gravel; has watered the farmer's fields, and turned the wheel of the old grist-mill, where the miller tends the stones that grind the farmer's cor...
"Well, Hermod, what did she say?" asked the AEsir from the top of the hill as they saw him coming; "make haste and tell us what she said." And Hermod came up. "Oh! is that all?" they cried, as soon as he had delivered his message. "Nothing can ...
WHAT HAPPENED CHRISTMAS EVE.
It was Christmas Eve and the frost fairies were busy getting ready for Christmas Day. First of all they spread the loveliest white snow carpet over the rough, bare ground; then they hung the bushes and trees with icicles that flashed like diamonds...
WHAT HAPPENED IN THE SNOW QUEEN'S PALACE AND AFTERWARDS
<table><tr><td><img src="/images/plate08-th.jpg" alt=""></td> <td>The Snow Queen sat in the very middle of it when she sat at home</td></tr></table> The Palace walls were made of drifted snow, and the windows and doors of the biting winds...
WHAT IS IT?
What is that ugly thing I see Which follows, follows, follows me, Which ever way I turn or go? What is that thing? I want to know. If I but turn to left or right It does the same with all its might; It looks so ugly and so black When o'er my s...
WHAT THE FROST GIANTS DID TO NANNIE'S RUN
WHAT WAS THE END OF THE HEROES
And now I wish that I could end my story pleasantly; but it is no fault of mine that I cannot. The old songs end it sadly, and I believe that they are right and wise; for though the heroes were purified at Malea, yet sacrifices cannot make bad ...
WHICH DEALS WITH A MIRROR AND ITS FRAGMENTS
<table><tr><td><img src="/images/plate02-th.jpg" alt=""></td> <td>One day he was in a high state of delight because he had invented a mirror with this peculiarity, that every good and pretty thing reflected in it shrank away to almost nothing</td>...
WHO KILLED THE OTTER'S BABIES?
Once the Otter came to the Mouse-deer and said, "Friend Mouse-deer, will you please take care of my babies while I go to the river, to catch fish?" "Certainly," said the Mouse-deer, "go along." But when the Otter came back from the river, wit...
WHY DID MAMMA CHANGE HER MIND?
Mamma Miller told Fay and Lonnie that they might have a party, so they tried to get ready for it. But the party was very different to what they expected. It always happens so about everything, if we pay no regard to one another's wishes. Mrs. Mil...
THE BOY WHO CRIED "WOLF!"
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
THE LITTLE ROBBER GIRL
Hashnu The Stonecutter
Ten Little Squirrels
Echo And Narcissus
THE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
The Story Of The Willow Pattern Plate
The Wolf and the Lion
The Fox and the Lion
The Two Frogs
The Kid and the Wolf
The Fox and the Monkey
The Bald Man and the Fly
THE WIND AND THE SUN
SOME PSALMS OF DAVID