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Is There A Santa Claus?
_The following, reprinted from the editorial page of the New York Sun, was written by the late Mr. Frank P. Church:_ We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratif...
Jimmy Scarecrow's Christmas
MARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN JIMMY SCARECROW led a sad life in the winter. Jimmy's greatest grief was his lack of occupation. He liked to be useful, and in winter he was absolutely of no use at all. He wondered how many such miserable winters he w...
Romans, xiv, 6: _He that regardeth the day, regardeth it unto the Lord,_ HENRY VAN DYKE [From The Spirit of Christmas.] It is a good thing to observe Christmas day. The mere marking of times and seasons, when men agree to stop work and make m...
Little Girl's Christmas
WINNIFRED E. LINCOLN IT WAS Christmas Eve, and Little Girl had just hung up her stocking by the fireplace--right where it would be all ready for Santa when he slipped down the chimney. She knew he was coming, because--well, because it was Chris...
Little Gretchen And The Wooden Shoe
ELIZABETH HARRISON THE following story is one of many which has drifted down to us from the story-loving nurseries and hearthstones of Germany. I cannot recall when I first had it told to me as a child, varied, of course, by different tellers, ...
Little Roger's Night In The Church
SUSAN COOLIDGE The boys and girls had fastened the last sprig of holly upon the walls, and then gone to their homes, leaving the old church silent and deserted. The sun had set in a sky clear and yellow as topaz. Christmas eve had fairly come, an...
Little Wolff's Wooden Shoes
A CHRISTMAS STORY BY FRANCOIS COPPEE; ADAPTED AND TRANSLATED BY ALMA J. FOSTER ONCE upon a time--so long ago that everybody has forgotten the date--in a city in the north of Europe--with such a hard name that nobody can ever remember it--there ...
Love Is The Whole
A STORY FOR CHILDREN. This is a story about some children who were living together in a Western State, in a little house on the prairie, nearly two miles from any other. There were three boys and three girls; the oldest girl was seventeen, and ...
Master Sandy's Snapdragon
ELBRIDGE S. BROOKS THERE was just enough of December in the air and of May in the sky to make the Yuletide of the year of grace 1611 a time of pleasure and delight to every boy and girl in "Merrie England" from the princely children in stately ...
Mr Bluff's Experiences Of Holidays
OLIVER BELL BUNCE "I HATE holidays," said Bachelor Bluff to me, with some little irritation, on a Christmas a few years ago. Then he paused an instant, after which he resumed: "I don't mean to say that I hate to see people enjoying themselves. ...
Mr Bluffs Experiences Of Holidays
OLIVER BELL BUNCE I hate holidays, said Bachelor Bluff to me, with some little irritation, on a Christmas a few years ago. Then he paused an instant, after which he resumed: I don't mean to say that I hate to see people enjoying themselves. But I...
Old Father Christmas
J. H. EWING THE custom of Christmas-trees came from Germany. I can remember when they were first introduced into England, and what wonderful things we thought them. Now, every village school has its tree, and the scholars openly discuss whether...
On Good Wishes At Christmas
FRISWELL At Christmas, which is a good holiday for most of us, but especially for that larger and better half of us, the young, there is, as everybody knows, a profusion of good things. The final cause of a great many existences is Christmas Day....
On Santa Claus
GEORGE A. BAKER, JR. Brave old times those were. In the first half of the seventeenth century, we mean; before there was any such place as New York and Manhattan Island was occupied mostly by woods, and had a funny little Dutch town, known as New...
Santa Claus At Simpson's Bar
BRET HARTE It was nearly midnight when the festivities were interrupted. Hush! said Dick Bullen, holding up his hand. It was the querulous voice of Johnny from his adjacent closet: Oh, dad! The Old Man arose hurriedly and disappeared in the clo...
The Two Princes
The Spirit Of Christmas
The Three Kings
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Hymn
The Goblins' Christmas
A Christmas Song
Christmas At Fezziwig's Warehouse
The Queerest Christmas
The Telltale Tile