Children of Christmas and Others
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Children of Christmas and Others

By Edith Matilda Thomas
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Table of Contents
  • Children of Christmas AND OTHERS
  • CONTENTS
  • CRADLE SONG For one Born at Christmas
  • HOW MANY
  • HER CHRISTMAS PRESENT A True Incident
  • A CHRISTMAS SPY
  • REFRESHMENTS FOR SANTA CLAUS
  • HOW THE CHRISTMAS TREE WAS BROUGHT TO NOME
  • HOLLY AND MISTLETOE
  • THE FIREBRAND (Northern Ohio, Christmas Eve, 1804)
  • THE FOUNDLING
  • MEETING THE KINGS (Suggested by “A Provençal Christmas Postscript,” Thomas A. Janvier)
  • THE PROCESSION OF THE KINGS
  • MELCHIOR’S RIDE
  • ONE OF THE TWELVE A Christmas Carol From the Provençal of Roumanille
  • THE WITCH’S CHILD
  • BABUSHKA (A Russian Legend)
  • A CHRISTMAS OFFERING (Florence, Italy)
  • CHRISTMAS POST
  • THE CHRISTMAS SHEAF (Provençal)
  • THE BIRDS ON THE CHRISTMAS SHEAF
  • WHAT THE PINE TREES SAID
  • TWO CHILD ANGELS
  • THE OLD DOLL (Just after Christmas)
  • THE APPLE-BLOSSOM SWITCH
  • THE INDIGNANT BABY
  • A QUESTION OF SPELLING
  • “YOURS SEVERELY” (The Letter of a Five Year Old)
  • A LACK OF ATTENTION
  • “I OUGHT TO MUSTN’T”
  • A VAIN REGRET
  • IN THE DARK LITTLE FLAT AT THE END OF THE COURT
  • THE LITTLE GIRL FROM TOWN
  • FOR EVERY DAY
  • THE DAY-DREAMER
  • BORN DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND (At an Asylum)
  • THE CRADLE-CHILD
  • SOME LADIES OF THE OLDEN TIME
  • A WATER LILY
  • THE KINDERBANK[4] The Little Mothers
  • BUONAMICO A Legend of Florence
  • THE PRINCE AND THE WHIPPING-BOY
  • MASTER CORVUS
  • “P. ABBOTT” (A Tradition of Westminster Abbey)
  • THE GIANT’S DAUGHTER
  • EROTION AND THE DOVE.
  • THE HOMESICK SOLDIER
  • THE COSSACK MOTHER
  • THE BLOSSOM-CHILD
  • THE CLOCK OF THE YEAR
  • THE YOUNG OF SPRING
  • THE TRIUMPH OF THE BROWN THRUSH
  • DAY—WIDE DAY!
  • THE BLOSSOMS OF TO-MORROW
  • THE NEST IN THE HEATHER (In Scotland it was an old custom for the young people on Easter morning to hunt for eggs of the wild fowl)
  • LADY-GROVE (SILVER BIRCHES)
  • SHADOW BROOK
  • THE BROOK AND THE BIRD
  • THE BIRDS OF SOLEURE
  • THE PRAIRIE NEST
  • THE MOVING OF THE NEST
  • THE WIDOWED EAGLE
  • THE CHICKADEE
  • THE EARTH-MOTHER AND HER CHILDREN
  • “WHEN THE LEAVES ARE GONE”
  • THE FIRST THANKSGIVING (1621)
  • “MASCOTS”
  • MOTHER FUR
  • WHAT THE CAT-MOTHER SAID
  • WHAT THE BIRD-MOTHER SAID
  • WHAT THE FRIEND OF BOTH SAID
  • THE LITTLE BROWN BAT
  • THE LOST CHARTER (Based on an Arabic Legend)
  • THE SAVING OF JACK An East Side Incident
  • SKYE OF SKYE
  • TIP’S KITTEN
  • THE KING OF CATS
  • WAIFS
  • FROST-FLOWERS OF THE PAVEMENT
  • STARS OF THE SNOW
  • JUNE IN THE SKY
  • MOTHER EARTH
  • THE RAIN RAINS EVERY DAY
  • THE GOOD BY
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