Christmas in Legend and Story, Illustrated Edition by Elva S. Smith, Alice I. Hazeltine

By Elva S. Smith, Alice I. Hazeltine

An excellent choice of Christmas tales, legends, and poems, that experience targeted literary benefit, a spirit of reverence, and an attraction for kids. selected from a wide selection of assets by means of a couple of kid's librarians, the tales characterize the paintings of many writers. the choices are prepared chronologically, starting with the start of the Christ baby. Illustrated with recognized work, rendered in black and white. compatible for a while eight and up.

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And when they had come together they builded them a city, and lived together there for two years, worshipping God and preaching. Then Melchior died, and was buried in a large and costly tomb. And when Balthasar died, he, too, was buried there. And at last Caspar was placed beside his companions. Now in the days of Constantine the Great, his mother Helena determined to find the bodies of the three kings, and for this she made a journey to the far country. And when she had found them, she brought them to Constantinople to the Church of St.

The snow was in the sky now, and the Star was lost out of sight. " asked the old woman. "He is a King, and we go to worship him," they answered. "These presents of gold, frankincense and myrrh are for Him. When we find Him we will take the crowns off our heads and lay them at His feet. " What do you suppose? Shouldn't you have thought the poor little woman would have been glad to leave her desolate home on the plains to accompany these Kings on their journey? But the foolish woman shook her head.

The man threw himself down by her side; he lay and beat the ground with his clenched hands.

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