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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Junior Classics, by VariousCopyright laws are changing all over the world. Be sure to check the copyright laws for your country before downloadingor redistributing this or any other Project Gutenberg eBook.This header should be the first thing seen when viewing this Project Gutenberg file. Please do not remove it. Do notchange or edit the header without written permission.Please read the "legal small print," and other information about the eBook and Project Gutenberg at the bottom of thisfile. Included is important information about your specific rights and restrictions in how the file may be used. You can alsofind out about how to make a donation to Project Gutenberg, and how to get involved.**Welcome To The World of Free Plain Vanilla Electronic Texts****eBooks Readable By Both Humans and By Computers, Since 1971*******These eBooks Were Prepared By Thousands of Volunteers!*****Title: The Junior ClassicsAuthor: VariousRelease Date: August, 2004 [EBook #6302] [Yes, we are more than one year ahead of schedule] [This file was firstposted on November 22, 2002] [Most recently updated November 25, 2002]Edition: 10Language: English*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK, THE JUNIOR CLASSICS ***Charles Franks and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.The Junior ClassicsA LIBRARY FOR BOYS AND GIRLS[Illustration: CATHRINE DOUGLAS THRUST HER ARM THROUGH THE EMPTYSTAPLES From the painting by J P Shelton]THE JUNIOR ...

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**Welcome To The World of Free Plain Vanilla
Electronic Texts**
**eBooks Readable By Both Humans and By
Computers, Since 1971**
*****These eBooks Were Prepared By Thousands
of Volunteers!*****
Title: The Junior ClassicsAuthor: Various
Release Date: August, 2004 [EBook #6302] [Yes,
we are more than one year ahead of schedule]
[This file was first posted on November 22, 2002]
[Most recently updated November 25, 2002]
Edition: 10
Language: English
*** START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG
EBOOK, THE JUNIOR CLASSICS ***
Charles Franks and the Online Distributed
Proofreading Team.
The Junior Classics
A LIBRARY FOR BOYS AND GIRLS
[Illustration: CATHRINE DOUGLAS THRUST HER
ARM THROUGH THE EMPTY
STAPLES From the painting by J P Shelton]
THE JUNIOR CLASSICS
SELECTED AND ARRANGED BY WILLIAMPATTEN 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[-1939]
VOLUME SEVEN
Stories of Courage and HeroismCONTENTS
PREFACE
How Phidias Helped the Image-Maker Beatrice
Harraden
The Fight at the Pass of Thermopylæ Charlotte M.
Yonge
The Bravery of Regulus Charlotte M. Yonge
The Rabbi Who Found the Diadem Dr. A. S. Isaacs
How Livia Won the Brooch Beatrice Harraden
Julius Cæsar Crossing the Rubicon Jacob Abbott
Fearless Saint Genevieve, Patron Saint of Paris
Charlotte M. Yonge
The Boy Viking—Olaf II of Norway E. S. Brooks
The Boy-Heroes of Crecy and Poitiers Treadwell
Walden
The Noble Burghers of Calais Charlotte M. Yonge
The Story of Joan of Arc, the Maid Who Saved
France AnonymousHow Joan the Maid Took Largess from the English
Anonymous
Death of Joan the Maid Anonymous
How Catherine Douglas Tried to Save King James
of Scotland Charlotte
M. Yonge
The Brave Queen of Hungary Charlotte M. Yonge
The Story of Christopher Columbus for Little
Children Elizabeth
Harrison
A Sea-Fight in the Time of Queen Bess Charles
Kingsley
A Brave Scottish Chief Anonymous
The Adventure of Grizel Cochrane Arthur Quiller-
Couch
The Sunken Treasure Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Lost Exiles of Texas Arthur Oilman
The Boy Conqueror—Charles XII of Sweden E. S.
Brooks
The True Story of a Kidnapped Boy as Told by
Himself Peter
Williamson
The Prisoner Who Would Not Stay in PrisonAnonymous
A White Boy Among the Indians, as Told by
Himself John Tanner
Evangeline of Acadia Henry W. Longfellow
Jabez Rockwell's Powder-Horn Ralph D. Paine
A Man Who Coveted Washington's Shoes Frank R.
Stockton.
A Famous Fight Between an English and a French
Frigate Rev. W. H.
Fitchett
The Trick of an Indian Spy Arthur Quiller-Couch
The Man in the "Auger Hole" Frank R. Stockton.
The Remarkable Voyage of the Bounty Anonymous
The Two Boy Hostages at the Siege of
Seringapatam Anonymous
The Man Who Spoiled Napoleon's "Destiny" Rev.
W. H. Fitchett
A Fire-Fighter's Rescue from the Flames Arthur
Quiller-Couch
How Napoleon Rewarded His Men Baron de
Marbot
A Rescue from Shipwreck Arthur Quiller-CouchRebecca the Drummer Charles Barnard
The Messenger M. E. M. Davis
Humphry Davy and the Safety-Lamp George C.
Towle
Kit Carson's Duel Emerson Hough
The Story of Grace Darling Anonymous
The Struggles of Charles Goodyear George C.
Towle
Old Johnny Appleseed Elizabeth Harrison
The Little Post-Boy Bayard Taylor
How June Found Massa Linkum Elizabeth S.
Phelps
The Story of a Forest Fire Raymond S. SpearsILLUSTRATIONS
CATHERINE DOUGLAS THRUST HER
ARM THROUGH THE EMPTY STAPLES
How Catherine Douglas Tried to Save King James
of Scotland
Frontispiece illustration in color from the painting by
J. R. Skelton
HE SHOOK HIS CLENCHED FIST AT THE
OBSTRUCTED SEA-STRAIT
The Boy Viking—Olaf II of Norway
From the drawing by Gertrude Demain Hammond
"FIGHT ON!" CRIED THE MAID; "THE PLACE IS
OURS"
The Story of Joan of Arc
From the painting by William Rainey
THEN HE OFFERED A FERVENT PRAYER OF
THANKSA Story of Christopher Columbus