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Identifier: stnicholasserial251dodg
Title: St. Nicholas [serial]
Year: 1873 (1870s)
Authors: Dodge, Mary Mapes, 1830-1905
Subjects: Children's literature
Publisher: [New York : Scribner & Co.]
Contributing Library: Information and Library Science Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Digitizing Sponsor: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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kes her hand in his.At this moment the Jumping-Jack creeps uptoward them and steals the Magic Sword, hidingit behind him. Fairy Prince. There! You are free. Andnow away — away to the court of the Fairy Queen ! Jumping-Jack. But first let me see if theMagic Sword will not work for me as well as you.(Pointing it toward them.) Magic blade, and hilt of gold,Work the charm as thou art told!Let the Doll sleep and forget everything until to-morrow night, when the toys awake again ! Doll. Oh, I am going to sleep ! I feel thatI m going to sleep. My eyelids weigh like lead.Farewell, Fairy Prince, farewell — farewell! (Shesleeps.) Fairy Princk. (Springing toward the Jump-ing-Jack.) Ah, wretched toy! Give me backmy sword. Jumping-Jack. (Pointing the sword at tin-Prince.) Stop! (The Prince stands, unable tomove.) What fate is there bad enough for you ? Youshall be changed into a mechanical bear; and inthat shape you shall wander through the worlduntil you hold the Fairy Sword in your hand once

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more, and when that time comes you may turnits shining blade toward me. Ha, ha ! [The Fairy Prince shrinks back, in dread;and the Jumping-Jack stands, holding theMagic Sword triumphantly above him, whilethe music-box plays in the background.(End of Act First.) 8o THE MAGIC SWORD. [Nov. Act II. Scene.—The doll-house. The Old Dolls are sitting in a row in three red wooden chairs. The New Doll, Rosaline, sits in the rocking-chair beside the table. At one side of the room stands a large square chest covered with green-and-white checked paper, and fas-tened with a hook — like that of the well-known toy jack-in-the-box.The cuckoo-clock is heard crying the hour of twelve in the nursery outside. There is a moment of silence, and then the Old Dolls rise stiffly, and the New Doll turns her head from side to side, and looks about her. New Doll. Where am I ? Old Dolls. This is the doll-house. New Doll. And how did I come here? Old Dolls. You were brought here all doneup in paper, just as we w

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Date: 2014-07-30 13:23:33

bookid:stnicholasserial251dodg bookyear:1873 bookdecade:1870 bookcentury:1800 bookauthor:Dodge__Mary_Mapes__1830_1905 booksubject:Children_s_literature bookpublisher:_New_York___Scribner___Co__ bookcontributor:Information_and_Library_Science_Library__University_of_North_Carolina_at_Chapel_Hill booksponsor:University_of_North_Carolina_at_Chapel_Hill bookleafnumber:92 bookcollection:juvenilehistoricalcollection bookcollection:unclibraries bookcollection:americana

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