"Well, well, it ith all right," exclaimed Johnnie, "we're not going to do any harm! O Cray, he'th brought up a log ath big ath a fiddle. Quelle alouette!" "How lucky it is that she has never seen Cray!" exclaimed Barbara. "Johnnie, do be calm; how are we to do it, if you laugh so? Now then, you are to be attending to the electrifying machine."

Then one might have heard all the picturesque songs of the Far North "A la claire Fontaine"; "Ma Boule Roulant"; "Par derrier' chez-mon Pere"; "Isabeau s'y promene"; "P'tite Jeanneton"; "Luron, Lurette"; "Chante, Rossignol, chante"; the ever-popular "Malbrouck"; "C'est la belle Francoise"; "Alouette"; or the beautiful and tender "La Violette Dandine."

Issoudun, whose great extent of ground bears witness to its ancient importance, has now barely twelve thousand inhabitants, including the vine-dressers of four enormous suburbs, those of Saint-Paterne, Vilatte, Rome, and Alouette, which are really small towns. The bourgeoisie, like that of Versailles, are spread over the length and breadth of the streets.

What is more important still, not before she had inspired him to write that sonnet which has about it so much of the charm of the morning: Mignonne, levez-vous, vous êtes paresseuse, Ja la gaie alouette au ciel a fredonné, Et ja le rossignol doucement jargonné, Dessus l'épine assis, sa complainte amoureuse.

It took but ten minutes from the bridge of Tours to reach the house, which was called the "Alouette," a great advantage in a region where no one will put himself out for anything whatsoever, not even to seek a pleasure. The Abbe Birotteau had been about ten days at the Alouette, when, one morning while he was breakfasting, the porter came to say that Monsieur Caron desired to speak with him.

Helier's as chanced to be on the water front, and affording Roger two full moments of complete and exquisite satisfaction. "Real United States!" he said. "I suppose an English boat doesn't know enough to whistle " Roger stopped with his mouth open. From the Alouette came two distinct blasts of the steam siren. "Oh, that's Mr. Max," burst out Win in delight.

SKY LARK. Alauda arvensis, Linnaeus. French, "Alouette des champs." Mr. Métivier, in his 'Dictionary, gives Houèdre as the local Guernsey-French name of the Sky Lark. As may be supposed by its having a local name, it is a common and well-known bird, and is resident in all the Islands.

Issoudun, whose great extent of ground bears witness to its ancient importance, has now barely twelve thousand inhabitants, including the vine-dressers of four enormous suburbs, those of Saint-Paterne, Vilatte, Rome, and Alouette, which are really small towns. The bourgeoisie, like that of Versailles, are spread over the length and breadth of the streets.

It took but ten minutes from the bridge of Tours to reach the house, which was called the "Alouette," a great advantage in a region where no one will put himself out for anything whatsoever, not even to seek a pleasure. The Abbe Birotteau had been about ten days at the Alouette, when, one morning while he was breakfasting, the porter came to say that Monsieur Caron desired to speak with him.

As he neared her little house, before even he saw the lights, he heard a song. It was that song! It met the rhythm in his own heated fancy he and Joyce seemed to be singing it together: Alouette, Alouette. The light was streaming through open window and door. Inside Joyce was preparing the evening meal, stepping lightly between table and stove as she sang.