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All in confusion now at last,
The birds upon the shore were cast.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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All in confusion now at last,
The birds upon the shore were cast.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
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One took a header through the wave,
One floated like a chip or stave

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

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One took a header through the wave,
One floated like a chip or stave

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
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A panic seized the Brownies all,
And out they scampered from the hall.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

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A panic seized the Brownies all,
And out they scampered from the hall.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, July 6, 2014
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Thus skill and strength and wind they tried
By means they found on every side.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

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Thus skill and strength and wind they tried
By means they found on every side.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 5, 2014
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And there they sported on the lawn
Until the ruddy streaks of dawn
Gave warning that the day was near,
And Brownies all must disappear.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

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And there they sported on the lawn
Until the ruddy streaks of dawn
Gave warning that the day was near,
And Brownies all must disappear.

From The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 5, 2014
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Front cover from The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

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Front cover from The Brownies: Their Book, by Palmer Cox, New York, not dated (copyright 1887).

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Saturday, July 5, 2014
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And the padding feet of many gnomes a-coming!

Warwick Goble, from The book of fairy poetry, by  Dora Owen, London, New York, 1920.

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And the padding feet of many gnomes a-coming!

Warwick Goble, from The book of fairy poetry, by Dora Owen, London, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, June 14, 2014
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What form she pleased each thing would take
That e’er she did behold

Warwick Goble, from The book of fairy poetry, by  Dora Owen, London, New York, 1920.

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What form she pleased each thing would take
That e’er she did behold

Warwick Goble, from The book of fairy poetry, by Dora Owen, London, New York, 1920.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, June 14, 2014