Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; Relates the fortunes of a shipwrecked family as they imaginatively adapt to life on an island abundantly inhabited by animal and plant life; Relates the
Excerpt: Until David Copperfield was about nine years of age he was a happy, contented lad. He, his mother, and their good, devoted servant, Peggotty made a happy household.
Description: This is a new scan of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens' best-loved book, one that continues to be popular today, over a century and half later. It was created from a photographic facsimile of an early printing of the first edition of 1843
SMC Library's copy: 1913 printing)
Droit ; Law ; Film/Fiche is presented as orginally captured.
Short stories ; Children
Two days in the life of Piccino -- The captain's youngest --Little Betty's kitten tells her story -- How Fauntleroy occurred
It was just after that happy visit of which I told at the end of What Katy Did, that Elsie and John made their famous excursion to Conic Section; an excursion which neither of them ever forgot, and about which the family teased them for a long time afterward. The summer had been cool; but, as often happens after cool summers, the autumn proved unusually hot. It seemed as if the months had been playing a game, and had changed places all round; and as if September were det...
There was an Old Man with a beard, Who said, It is just as I feared!— Two Owls and a Hen, Four Larks and a Wren, Have all built their nests in my beard!...
In view of this painful possibility, I will not (as I might) appeal indignantly to my other writings as a proof that I am incapable of such a deed: I will not (as I might) point to the strong moral purpose of this poem itself, to the arithmetical principles so cautiously inculcated in it, or to its noble teachings in Natural History?I will take the more prosaic course of simply explaining how it happened.
This little rhyme Paddy the Beaver made up as he toiled at building the dam which was to make the pond he so much desired deep in the Green Forest. Of course it wasn?t quite true, that about working all night and all day. Nobody could do that, you
Excerpt: Men of IIIustrated Post Svo A Modern Aladdin IIIustrated Post svo Pepper and salt IIIustrated Svo Rejected of men Post Svo The Rose of Paradise IIIustrated 12mo The Ruby of Kishmoor...