96 illustrations from literature starting with the letters I and J, including: Ib and Little Christina, If, Inchcape Rock, Jack and Jill, Jack and the Beanstalk, John Gilpin, Joseph, and more

Offering incense at the altar of incense.

Altar of Incense

Offering incense at the altar of incense.

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that a twenty-seven year old women has compare-scampered- on the 9th of November. You see by the added detail that she departed with her coachman.

I Hope Sarebbe Has Not Made A Mistake

Mark Twain illustrating an Italian newspaper as saying that a twenty-seven year old women has compare-scampered-…

A scene from the story, "Ib and Little Christina."

Ib and Little Christina

A scene from the story, "Ib and Little Christina."

A scene from the story, "Ib and Little Christina."

Ib and Little Christina

A scene from the story, "Ib and Little Christina."

A scene from the story, "Ib and Little Christina."

Ib and Little Christina

A scene from the story, "Ib and Little Christina."

An Ibex, sitting down.

Ibex

An Ibex, sitting down.

A scene from the nursery rhyme, <em>If</em>. If I'd a boy that would not take the medicine kind doctors make, although he had a dreadful pain and knew 'twould make him well again, and if he screamed- would not be good, but frightened all the neighborhood- I know I'd put that baby small to bed that minute- pain and all!

If

A scene from the nursery rhyme, If. If I'd a boy that would not take the medicine kind doctors…

Scene from the story, "Inchcape Rock."

Inchcape Rock

Scene from the story, "Inchcape Rock."

"I have no name; I am but two days old." "What shall I call thee?" "I happy am; Joy is my name." Sweet joy befall thee! Pretty joy! Sweet joy, but two days old. Sweet Joy I call thee; Thou dost smile; I sing the while, "Sweet joy befall thee!"

Infant Joy

"I have no name; I am but two days old." "What shall I call thee?" "I happy am; Joy is my name." Sweet…

A scene from the story, "To My Infant Son."

Infant Son

A scene from the story, "To My Infant Son."

Insects splitting matches for firewood.

Insect Firewood

Insects splitting matches for firewood.

Insects working as a team to collect ice cubes from a well.

Insect Ice

Insects working as a team to collect ice cubes from a well.

An illustration of insects acting as people and having a party.

Insect Party

An illustration of insects acting as people and having a party.

"And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said, See, the smell of my son is as the smell of a field which the LORD hath blessed:" Genesis 27:27 KJV

Isaac Blessing Jacob

"And he came near, and kissed him: and he smelled the smell of his raiment, and blessed him, and said,…

"And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and he loved her: and Isaac was comforted after his mother's death." Genesis 24:67 KJV

Isaac Welcoming Rebekah

"And Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and took Rebekah, and she became his wife; and…

"And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken away, and thy sin purged." Isaiah 6:7 KJV

The Lips of Isaiah Touched with a Coal from the Altar

"And he laid it upon my mouth, and said, Lo, this hath touched thy lips; and thine iniquity is taken…

Mark Twain reading the daily Italian newspaper to learn how to speak Italian.

Italian Without a Master

Mark Twain reading the daily Italian newspaper to learn how to speak Italian.

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.

Jack fell down and broke his crown and Jill fell tumbling after.

Jack and Jill

Jack fell down and broke his crown and Jill fell tumbling after.

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after.

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill…

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after.

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill…

Jack and Jill went up the hill, to fetch a pail of water

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill went up the hill, to fetch a pail of water

Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after.

Jack and Jill

Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after.

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill came tumbling after.

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water; Jack fell down and broke his crown, and Jill…

Jack and Jill falling down the hill.

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill falling down the hill.

Jack and Jill fallen at the bottom of the hill.

Jack and Jill

Jack and Jill fallen at the bottom of the hill.

A scene from the story, <em>Jack and the Bean-Stalk.</em>

Jack and the Bean-Stalk

A scene from the story, Jack and the Bean-Stalk.

Scene from the story, "Jack and the Beanstalk."

Jack and the Beanstalk

Scene from the story, "Jack and the Beanstalk."

Scene from the story, "Jack and the Beanstalk."

Jack and the Beanstalk

Scene from the story, "Jack and the Beanstalk."

Little Jack Horner sat in a corner.

Jack Horner

Little Jack Horner sat in a corner.

Little Jack Horner sat in a corner.

Jack Horner

Little Jack Horner sat in a corner.

Scene from the story, "Little Jack Horner."

Jack Horner

Scene from the story, "Little Jack Horner."

Little Jack Horner, from a nursery rhyme.

Jack Horner

Little Jack Horner, from a nursery rhyme.

"Jack Sprat's pig, He was not very little, Nor yet very big."

Jack Sprat's Pig

"Jack Sprat's pig, He was not very little, Nor yet very big."

A scene from the story, <em>Jack the Giant Killer.</em>

Jack the Giant Killer

A scene from the story, Jack the Giant Killer.

A scene from the story, <em>Jack the Giant Killer.</em>

Jack the Giant Killer

A scene from the story, Jack the Giant Killer.

Scene from the story, "Jack the Giant-Killer."

Jack the Giant-Killer

Scene from the story, "Jack the Giant-Killer."

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep of Laban his mother's brother, that Jacob went near, and rolled the stone from the well's mouth, and watered the flock of Laban his mother's brother." Genesis 29:10KJV

Jacob Meeting Rachel

"And it came to pass, when Jacob saw Rachel the daughter of Laban his mother's brother, and the sheep…

"And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And he divided the children unto Leah, and unto Rachel, and unto the two handmaids." Genesis 33:1 KJV

The Meeting of Jacob and Esau

"And Jacob lifted up his eyes, and looked, and, behold, Esau came, and with him four hundred men. And…

"Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmeelites for twenty pieces of silver: and they brought Joseph into Egypt." Genesis 27:28 KJV

Joseph sold by His Brothers

"Then there passed by Midianites merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and…

"And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders of his house, and all the elders of the land of Egypt," Genesis 50:7 KJV

The Sons of Jacob Burying Their Father

"And Joseph went up to bury his father: and with him went up all the servants of Pharaoh, the elders…

Jan flying a kite in the story, "The Wind's Work."

Jan with kite

Jan flying a kite in the story, "The Wind's Work."

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the <em>Jenny Lee</em>."

Jenny Lee

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the Jenny Lee."

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the <em>Jenny Lee</em>."

Jenny Lee

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the Jenny Lee."

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the <em>Jenny Lee</em>."

Jenny Lee

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the Jenny Lee."

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the <em>Jenny Lee</em>."

Jenny Lee

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the Jenny Lee."

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the <em>Jenny Lee</em>."

Jenny Lee

A scene from the story, "The Cruise of the Jenny Lee."

"And Jephthah came to Mizpah unto his house; and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels and with dances: and she was his only child; besides her he had neither son nor daughter." Judges 11:34 ASV

Jephthah Meeting his Daughter

"And Jephthah came to Mizpah unto his house; and, behold, his daughter came out to meet him with timbrels…

"Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all say unto him, Let him be crucified. And the governor said, Why, what evil hath he done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified. When Pilate saw that he could prevail nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude, saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it. Then answered all the people, and said, His blood be on us, and on our children." Matthew 27:22-25 KJV

They Cried,

"Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? They all say unto him,…

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. 3And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against." Luke 2:28-34 KJV

Simeon Taking the Child in His Arms

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart…

"Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. And whoso shall receive one such little child in my name receiveth me." Matthew 18:4-5

Jesus Teaching Humility by a Little Child

"Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom…

"A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. And by chance there came down a certain priest that way: and when he saw him, he passed by on the other side. And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side. But a certain Samaritan, as he journeyed, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had compassion on him, And went to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast, and brought him to an inn, and took care of him." Luke 10:30-34 KJV

The Priest and Levite Passing by the Wounded Man

"A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his…

"Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve." Matthew 4:8-10 KJV

The Temptation on the Mountain

"Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of…

"And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing two or three firkins apiece. Jesus saith unto them, Fill the waterpots with water. And they filled them up to the brim. And he saith unto them, Draw out now, and bear unto the governor of the feast. And they bare it. When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine, and knew not whence it was: (but the servants which drew the water knew;) the governor of the feast called the bridegroom, And saith unto him, Every man at the beginning doth set forth good wine; and when men have well drunk, then that which is worse: but thou hast kept the good wine until now." John 2:6-10 KJV

The Water Turned into Wine at Cana of Galilee

"And there were set there six waterpots of stone, after the manner of the purifying of the Jews, containing…

"He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself. After that he poureth water into a bason, and began to wash the disciples' feet, and to wipe them with the towel wherewith he was girded." John 13:4-5 KJV

Jesus Washing the Feet of His Disciples

"He riseth from supper, and laid aside his garments; and took a towel, and girded himself. After that…

"And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you." Matthew 28:5-7 KJV

The Angel and Women at the Empty Tomb

"And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was…

"Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, of those which had been carried away, whom Nebuchadnezzar the king of Babylon had carried away unto Babylon, and came again unto Jerusalem and Judah, every one unto his city;" Ezra 2:1 KJV

The Return of the Jews from Captivity

"Now these are the children of the province that went up out of the captivity, of those which had been…

To market, to market, to buy a fat pig; Home again, home again, dancing a jig. Ride to the market to buy a fat hog; Home again, home again, jiggety-jog.

Jig

To market, to market, to buy a fat pig; Home again, home again, dancing a jig. Ride to the market to…

"For the king said to Joab the captain of the host, which was with him, Go now through all the tribes of Israel, from Dan even to Beersheba, and number ye the people, that I may know the number of the people." 2 Samuel 24:2 KJV

David Instructing Joab to Number the People

"For the king said to Joab the captain of the host, which was with him, Go now through all the tribes…

A scene from the story, <em>Joan of Arc</em>.

Joan of Arc

A scene from the story, Joan of Arc.