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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.

From January to June, 1856.

Page

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Carrier's Address..
3 General Houston.....

..104

Harry Know-Nothing..
8 Two Paths of Life..

.105

Water Song.-Charade..
10 Wonderful Carriage...

.. 106

Leap-Frog...

11 Adventures of Gilbert Go-Ahead.. ..108

Adventures at Sea....
12 The Fifer who told the Truth...

.113

Winter Sports....
14 The Weapons of Peace...

114

The Soldier's Rest..
15 Where Cork comes from.

115

The Family Pets....
16 Rats

.116

Generosity Rewarded....
21 The Carthaginian Gold Hunter

.119

Young Birds and Children..
24 Twin Sisters ...

120

Monthly Chat....... 28, 54, 89, 121, 155, 184 Going to School..

.131

Gilbert Go-Ahead Returned...
35 A Will and a Way

133

Fred's Visit to the Country.
39 The Story of the Three Geese.

134

Keep your eyes open...
41 Cousin Hannah's Story

.139

Winter
42 May Cleaning

.144

Robert Merry in Minnesota.. .43, 77 | The Three Spinners

146

Young Birds and Children
47 To a Comet ....

148

The Dove ...

49 A Raftsman's first View of a Locomotive.. 148

Not ashamed of Ridicule.
50 A Plea for Cats .....

. 149

Dr. Kane's Expedition..
52 Kite-Flying. - A Lake of Pitch......

. 150

Little Birds.—Good-night..

53 How Apes catch Crabs, and Crabs catch

Balloon Travels
67 Apes

.161

The Telegraph-its Secret

72 Remarkable Fountain in Florida ..151

Gipsies
73 Song of the Tree-Toad..

.154

Little Nannie...
75 | A Frolic in the Parlor.

..161

Willie H. Coleman's Letter.
81 | Capture of the Wrens

.163

The Cold Term....
83 | Bear Hug..

.168

Perseverance-its Value..
84 The May Party.

. 169

Honesty is the best Policy
85 The Stork...

.174

Charley and his Boat..
87 | Description

.175

Our Baby
88 The Summit House.

..176

Music
96 | The Parlor Ball

..178

Ruins of St. Bartolph.
97 | The Shadow...

..179

Riddles ...
98 Who was the Coward...

..180

Nest of the Titmouse.
96 | The Pet Chicken....

..182

Duelling....
...100 Dance of the Fishes

.183

Water-Spouts

..102 | By-and-By.

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32, OLD SERIES.

From July to December, 1856.
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Page

The Forest Playground.

3 Scenes in a Country School-House ..102

The Thoughtless Word..
4 | The Bird's Nest...

..103

The Wrens and the Oriole..

5 Spring and our Nestlings.

. 104, 131

Kxamination of the Alphabet
10 Proverbs....

.109

I must hasten Home..
10 | Uncle William's Advice..

112

Sugaring off..
11 Robert of Lincoln..

113

Capture of Andre.....
13 Influence of a Newspaper

114

Philosophy of Happiness.
15 The Drunkard's Will.

.114

Spring.–The Flowers..
15 * Coming Through the Hay"

115

All for Liberty....

A Fine Picture..

.117

Cruelty to Insects...

17 Little Dog Tobie and the White Pitcher ..118

Night.-Fourth of July
18 | My Mother's Birthplace .

..119

Something about Monkeys

19 On a Good House-Dog, called Watch”...119

Planting Trees
20 The Cloud

119

Flowers.-Freedom for all Birds..
21 New Way of Curing a Toper

120

Snow.-The Mill....
22 Earth and Air.- Little Graves.

120

A Lesson in Entomology.
23 Reynard, the Filibuster

129

A Beautiful Thought.--Cold Water 24 The Ark ...

..136

Monthly Chat.... .25, 57, 93, 121, 156 The Charter Oak.

137

Hudson River Institute.
35 The Little Sailor Boy

139

The Horse....
36 Little Things....

.140

Hoops
37 Something about Miss Minnie

141

The Famous Farm.
38 Thank God for Rain....

143

The Night of Three Tales 44, 82, 110 Don't Kill the Butterflies

144

Not Time Enough...
47 Echo Answering

..145

The Child's Prayer
48 Our Dog..

146

A Rill from the Town Pump
49 The Five Brothers.-Evil Company

..147

Look at Home.-Why no Rain in Peru 54 The Little Shepherd....

148

Tree Planting
55 The Good are Beautiful

..150

Geographical.--Little by Little..
56 A Dream

.150

Tewkesbury, England....
67 About Surnames..

.151

Be Careful of Small Things

68 Small Things.- The Voyage of a Dream ...152

Sister Mary's Grave ..
69 The Potter's House..,

.153

The Fate of the Wrens and of “ Orie”. 70 | Lessons of Contentment.

155

Little Boy and his Father..
75 | Advice to Youth, Gratis

.155

Something about Frogs
76 The Hunter's Cabin..

161

Farmers' Boys.....
77 Willie's Black Bear

162

A Clock that is a Clock
78 The Witch Rabbit

..163

Attempted Revolution
79 A Beautiful Sentiment.....

169

The Raining Tree. -Positive and Compar- New York State Internal Improvements...170

ative
86 The Falls of Minnehaha

. 172

The Lost Puzzle
87 The Household Good-night...

174

Kindness to Animals
90 Our Watchie : a True Story.

.175

A Monkey's Memory
91 | Conventions

..176

The Good Dog and Bad Boy.
92 Christmas Carol

.181

The Good Old Plow....

92 | The Old Village Church ...

Lion Hunt.....
99 The Juvenile Almanac for 1857..

.183

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OOD morrow, gentlefolks! the new-born year
Comes with its greetings for the eye

and

ear,
With hopes and smiles, with compliments and wishes,
Served up in form, like cakes in silver dishes,

Or mottoes in fringed papers, pink, white, blue,
No matter what the sentiment, or hue-
The New Year comes, and with it I am here,
To preach a sermon on the by-gone year.
A sermon ?-yes—the Carrier's address
Has just this virtue, neither more nor less-

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