New York Libraries: A Quarterly Devoted to the Interests of the Libraries of the State, Volume 4

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University of the State of New York, 1913 - Libraries

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Page 77 - A Token for Children. Being an Exact Account of the Conversion, Holy and Exemplary Lives and Joyful Deaths of Several Young Children.
Page 39 - When in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath threshed the corn That ten day-labourers could not end, Then lies him down, the lubber fiend, And, stretched out all the chimney's length, Basks at the fire his hairy strength; And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings.
Page 40 - ... effect that interests me. I often avoid a long and useless discussion by others, or a laborious explanation on my own part, by a short story that illustrates my point of view. So, too, the sharpness of a refusal, or the edge of a rebuke, may be blunted by an appropriate story so as to save wounded feelings and yet serve the purpose. No, I am not simply a story-teller, but story-telling as an emollient saves me much friction and distress.
Page 39 - To earn his cream-bowl duly set, When, in one night, ere glimpse of morn, His shadowy flail hath thresh'd the corn, That ten day-labourers could not end ; Then lies him down the lubber fiend...
Page 40 - I have the popular reputation of being a story-teller, but I do not deserve the name in its general sense, for it is not the story itself, but its purpose or effect that interests me. I often avoid a long and useless discussion by others, or a laborious explanation on my own part, by a short story that illustrates my point of view.
Page 172 - Jenyns, and generally all those volumes which "no gentleman's library should be without :" the Histories of Flavius Josephus (that learned Jew), and Paley's Moral Philosophy.
Page 76 - The purchase, recording, safekeeping and loaning of books in school libraries, and the use of such books by pupils and teachers in the public schools.
Page 108 - Foundation, for the purpose of receiving and maintaining a fund or funds and applying the income thereof to the improvement of social and living conditions in the United States of America.
Page 80 - Wholesome, pleasing chronicle of an eldest daughter's everyday experiences in managing her motherless family of six, from her girlhood till after her marriage. Will be popular with women and girls. Quiller-Couch, Sir AT Splendid spur. Scribner $1.25 Royalist romance of the great civil war, particularly strong on the history of the campaign in Cornwall and the west of England generally. See also ALA catalog, pt I, p. 226, and Supplement, 1904ii, P- 173Ray, AC By the good Sainte Anne.
Page 80 - Olcott, FJ Story-telling poems ; selected and arranged for story-telling and reading aloud and for the children's own reading.

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