5 edition of A wonder-book for girls and boys found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Nathaniel Hawthorne ; with a mythological index.|
|Series||Riverside literature series|
|Contributions||Houghton Mifflin Company.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||203, xi p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||203|
There they sat, for an instant, sleepily rubbing their eyes with their brazen fingers, while all the snakes on their heads reared themselves on end with surprise, and with venomous malice against they knew not what. Overview[ edit ] The stories in A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys are all stories within a storythe frame story being that a Williams College student, Eustace Bright, is telling these tales to a group of children at Tanglewoodan area in Lenox, Massachusettswhere Hawthorne lived for a time. Oh, no, indeed! He wrote to Mr. Chromolithograph Lithograph printed in colors, typically three or more. As a general rule, I would advise all people, whether sisters or brothers, old or young, who chance to have but one eye amongst them, to cultivate forbearance, and not all insist upon peeping through it at once.
Our neighbor in the red house is a harmless sort of person enough, for aught I know, as concerns the rest of the world; but something whispers to me that he has a terrible power over ourselves, extending to nothing short of annihilation. Midas now took his spectacles from his pocket, and put A wonder-book for girls and boys book on his nose, in order that he might see more distinctly what he was about. Unopened When the folds of the sheets of paper making up the text block have not been trimmed away or opened with a paper-knife. Above all, the stranger had such a cheerful, knowing, and helpful aspect though it was certainly a little mischievous, into the bargainthat Perseus could not help feeling his spirits grow livelier as he gazed at him. She who chanced to have the eye in her forehead led the other two by the hands, peeping sharply about her, all the while ; insomuch that Perseus dreaded lest she should see right through the thick clump of bushes behind which he and Quicksilver had hidden themselves.
The nearer he came, the more terrible did the snaky visage and metallic body of the monster grow. He lay in A wonder-book for girls and boys book very disconsolate mood, regretting the downfall of his hopes, and kept growing sadder and sadder, until the earliest sunbeam shone through the window, and gilded the ceiling over his head. It makes an excellent read-aloud for all ages of children, since the stories are short enough there are six in the book that take about an hour to read and reworked enough to be perfect for children. Far beneath them, the waves tossed themselves tumultuously in mid-sea, or rolled a white surf-line upon the long beaches, or foamed against the rocky cliffs, with a roar that was thunderous, in the lower world ; although it became a gentle murmur, like the voice of a baby half asleep, before it 33 A WONDER BOOK reached the ears of Perseus. The children snatched their baskets, and set forth, with hop, skip, and jump, and all sorts of frisks and gambols ; while Cousin Eustace proved his fitness to preside over the party, by outdoing all their antics, and performing several new capers, which none of them could ever hope to imitate. Amid these thoughts he lifted a spoonful of coffee to his lips, and, sipping it, was astonished to perceive that, the instant his lips touched the liquid, it became molten gold, and, the next moment, hardened into a lump!
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Midas started up, in a kind of joyful frenzy, and ran about the room, grasping at everything that happened to be in his way. The light being so faint, he could not well make out what sort of figures they were ; only he discovered that they had long gray hair; and, as they came nearer, he saw that two of them had but the empty socket of an eye, in the middle of their foreheads.
A book may be uncut but opened—i. Miranda's guilt over this deception had led her to avoid Via, but allowing Via to take the lead role provided a way for the two friends to reconcile.
They are not Disneyfied considering that Hawthorne predates Disney by a fair bit of time but you know what I meanbut the myths are enjoyably and appropriately told as compared to dry and boring with a nice I loved it. You would have laughed to hear how noisily it babbled about this accident.
While much older, wood engravings enjoyed an important renaissance in the late eighteenth century through Thomas Bewick and continued in popularity thorugh the nineteenth century. They are grown quite yellow, as you see this one, and have no longer any fragrance!
And, on the other hand, a great many things take place nowadays, which seem not only wonderful to us, but at which the people of old times would have stared their eyes out.
They seem never to have been made, and certainly, so long as man exists, they can never perish, but by their indestructibility' itself they are legitimate sub- Full access to this book and over 94, more Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles Access to powerful writing and research tools Book details PSPRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.
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I have helped a good many young men through adventures that looked difficult enough beforehand. O, what a day of Indian summer was it going to be! His aim would be, he wrote, "substituting a tone in some degree Gothic or romantic, or any such tone as may please myself, instead A wonder-book for girls and boys book the classic coldness, which is as repellent as the touch of marble Via's family celebrates by taking both girls out for dinner.
Auggie starts to feel closer to the other students after this ordeal. Purves, Esqu're Philadelphia ] Preface The author has long been of opinion that many of the classical myths were capable of being rendered into very capital reading for children.
Shelves: childrensread-alouds I loved it. But when the helmet had descended over his white brow, there was no longer any Perseus to be seen! But, to tell you the truth, she has hardly vivacity enough for my taste; and I think you would scarcely find her so pleasant a traveling companion as myself.
It is only the artificial and the complex that bewilder them. Woodcuts preceded moveable type and are the earliest known printing technology.Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys ().
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