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St. Nicholas Magazine for Boys and Girls, V. 5, Nov 1877-Nov 1878

Scribner's Illustrated

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1878
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,209 / 135 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.5
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 427
Added to site: 2007.12.20 19430

ed chickens, some just emerging from their shells, some not an inch long, and others large as life; pure white lambs, with ribbons and bells round their necks; paste-eggs, with holes at the ends, and, looking through, behold, a panorama inside! and eggs with roses on one side, which, when blown upon, emit a musical sound.

[Illustration: AN EASTER CARRIAGE.]

But odder than all these were the goats playing on guitars, or dragging behind them fairy-like egg-shaped carriages, with little hares gravely driving; and in others of these carriages were reclining one or two (generally two) baby hares, or a hare mother rocking her little one in an egg cradle; there were sugar balloons, in the baskets of which hares watched over their nests full of eggs; wheelbarrows full of eggs, and trundled by a hare; and dainty baskets of flowers, with birds perched upon each handle, peering down into nests of eggs half hidden amidst the blossoms. When one knows that each nest comes out, and forms the cover to a box of



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