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Identifier: stnicholasserial4721dodg
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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THE .MAY QUEEN AXD HEU ATTENDANTS ON AN EVEN YEAK moment arrives for her to be crowned, so it iseasy to imagine with what eager expectancythis part of the celebration is awaited. Some-times she rides into the midst of the pageant 588 MAY-TTA[E AT MOUNT HOLYOKE grounds in her chariot, drawn by her lovelyattendants; again upon a huge mushroom isshe crowned, or sometimes upon a rustic throne.

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THE -MAY-QUEEN PRESIDING OVER THEMAY-DAY REVELS Last year (1919) she had been secreted be-neath the throne the whole afternoon while Youth has sought in vain to find her;J. Find the long-loved Qvieen of Beauty.Among all peoples has he sought her.Now he droops, his heart is laden,Laden with an aching sorrow.Lo ! He hears among the flowersHiding shyly in the mosses,, Delicate, gold daffodils,— Richest blossoms of the springtime,—Hears a voice that bids him hasten.Tells him she is there and waiting,— ■Waiting to be found by Youth,She, the long-sought Queen of Beauty. Then she emerged from her bower and wasled to the throne amid the storm of applauseof the audience. During the years of the war, all college fes-tivities were much curtailed at Mount Holyoke,so that with the coming of peace the outgoingclass claimed greater privileges, and, by way ofrecompense, the seniors were allowed to carryout the whole festivities of May-day, whichhave usually been shared by all the classes.They


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