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The Junior Classics, Volume 9_ Stories of To-day

The Junior Classics, Volume 9_ Stories of To-day
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Title: The Junior Classics, Volume 9_ Stories of To-day
Release Date: 2018-07-16
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The Junior Classics, Volume 9: Stories of To-day

(illustrated title page)

Junior
Classics

THE·YOUNG·FOLKS’
SHELF·OF·BOOKS

P·F·Collier·&·Son Corporation
New York


THERE WAS NO GOING HOME FOR HIM, EVEN TOA PRISON

—page 292

From the painting by Nella F. Binckley


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The
Junior Classics

SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY
WILLIAM PATTEN
MANAGING EDITOR OF THE HARVARD CLASSICS

INTRODUCTION BY
CHARLES W. ELIOT, LL.D.
PRESIDENT EMERITUS OF HARVARD UNIVERSITY

WITH A READING GUIDE BY
WILLIAM ALLAN NEILSON, Ph. D.
PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, HARVARD UNIVERSITY
PRESIDENT SMITH COLLEGE, NORTHAMPTON, MASS., SINCE 1917

VOLUME NINE

Stories of To-day

(decorative image)

P. F. COLLIER & SON CORPORATION
NEW YORK

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Copyright, 1912
By P. F. COLLIER & SON

Copyright, 1918
By P. F. COLLIER & SON

“Brother Rabbit’s Cradle,” Joel Chandler Harris; Copyright,1904, by McClure, Phillips & Co. “A Story ofDecoration Day for the Little Children of To-day,”Elisabeth Harrison; Copyright, 1895, by ElizabethHarrison. “The Taxes of Middlebrook,” R. S. Baker;“The Cure of Fear,” N. Duncan; “A Christmas Adventure,”J. E. Chamberlin; “Chased by the Trail,”Jack London; “Big Timber Beacon,” J. L. Mathews;“How Hilda Got a School,” Lelia Munsell; “The SecondString,” J. B. Connolly; “Holding the Pipe,” A. W.Tolman; “The Travelling Doll,” Evelyn S. Barnett; “TheIdea That Went Astray,” Pauline C. Bouvé; “GravityGregg,” I. O. Rankin; “Jonnasen,” D. L. Sharp; “Inthe Oven,” R. W. Child; “On a Slide-Board,” R. Barnes;“On a Tight Rope,” A. W. Tolman; “The Call of theSea,” F. Palmer; “Down the Incline,” C. N. Hood;“Drasnoe Pipe-Line,” A. S. Pier; “Manuk Del Monte,”R. Thomas; Copyright, 1898, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906,1907, 1908, 1909, by Perry Mason Co. “The Fore-RoomRug,” Kate Douglas Wiggin; Copyright, 1895,by Kate Douglas Riggs; used by permission of and byarrangement with the publishers, Houghton, MifflinCompany. “The Imp and the Drum,” JosephineDaskam Bacon; From “The Imp and the Angel,” Copyright,1901, 1907, by Charles Scribner’s Sons. “TheForeman,” S. E. White; Copyright, 1903, by S. S.McClure Co.; 1904, by Stewart Edward White. “TheCost of Loving,” F. O. Bartlett; Copyright, 1912, by P.F. Collier & Son. “Ladybird,” Edith Barnard; Copyright,1906, by P. F. Collier & Son. “The Gray Collie,”Georgia W. Pangborn; by permission from “Interventions”;Copyright, 1911, by Charles Scribner’s Sons.“Cressy’s New Year’s Rent,” Albert Lee; Copyright, 1896,by Harper Bros.

Acknowledgments of permissions given by authors and
publishers for the use of copyright material
appear in Volume 10

MANUFACTURED IN U. S. A.

TC


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CONTENTS

PAGE
Brother Rabbit’s Cradle Joel Chandler Harris 7
The Little Baxters Go Marketing Tudor Jenks 18
A Story of Decoration Day for the Little Children of To-day Elizabeth Harrison 23
The Taxes of Middlebrook Ray Stannard Baker 30
The Cure of Fear Norman Duncan 43
A Christmas Adventure J. E. Chamberlin 55
Chased by the Trail Jack London 66
Big Timber Beacon John L. Mathews 79
How Hilda Got a School Lelia Munsell 90
The Imp and the Drum Josephine D. Bacon 99
The Second String James B. Connolly 116
Holding the Pipe Albert W. Tolman 128
The Travelling Doll Evelyn Snead Barnett 137
The Doll Doctor E. V. Lucas 152
The Idea that Went Astray Pauline C. Bouvé 168
Gravity Gregg Isaac Ogden Rankin 171
Jonnasen Dallas Lore Sharp 179
In the Oven Richard W. Child 186
On a Slide-Board Robert Barnes 192
The Call of the Sea Frederick Palmer 201
On a Tight Rope Albert W. Tolman 213
Down the Incline Charles Newton Hood 220
The Cost of Loving Frederick O. Bartlett 225
Ladybird Edith Barnard 241
The Drasnoe Pipe-Line Arthur Stanwood Pier 255
Manuk Del Monte Rowland Thomas 269
The Man Without a Country Edward Everett Hale 279
The Foreman Stewart E. White 315
The Gray Collie Georgia W. Pangborn 328
The Fore-Room Rug Kate Douglas Wiggin 340
Cressy’s New-Year’s Rent Albert Lee 359
[4]Mr. O’Leary’s Second Love Charles Lever 370
The Rose and the Ring William M. Thackeray 389
I. Shows How the Royal Family Sat Down to Breakfast 393
II. How King Valoroso Got the Crown, and Prince Giglio Went Without 397
III. Tells Who the Fairy Blackstick Was, and Who Were Ever So Many Grand Personages Besides 402
IV. How Blackstick Was Not Asked to the Princess Angelica’s Christening 407
V. How Princess Angelica Took a Little Maid 410
VI. How Prince Giglio Behaved Himself 415
VII. How Giglio and Angelica Had a Quarrel 423
VIII. How Gruffanuff Picked the Fairy Ring Up, and Prince Bulbo Came to Court 429
IX. How Betsinda Got the Warming-Pan 436
X. How King Valoroso Was in a Dreadful Passion 443
XI. What Gruffanuff Did to Giglio and Betsinda 447
XII. How Betsinda Fled, and What Became of Her 456
XIII. How Queen Rosalba Came to the Castle of the Bold Count Hogginarmo 462
XIV. What Became of Giglio 466
XV. We Return to Rosalba 480
XVI. How Hedzoff Rode Back Again to King Giglio 488
XVII. How a Tremendous Battle Took Place, and Who Won It 493
XVIII. How They All Journeyed Back to the Capital 503
XIX. And Now We Come to the Last Scene in the Pantomime 509

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ILLUSTRATIONS

There was no going Home for him, even to a prison
The Man Without a Country
Frontispiece illustration in color from the painting by Nella F. Binckley
A Gush of water followed, burying the sled and washing the dogs from their feet
Chased by the Trail
From the drawing by George Giguère
“I’m not your doctor. I’m a doll’s doctor.”
The Doll Doctor
From the drawing by Carton Moorepark
“Three of us were riding down the Slope of the great, grassy Hills”
Manuk Del Monte
From the drawing by W. H. D. Koerner
“Does Mr. Cressy live
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