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Fables in Rhyme for Little Folks (version 2) –by: Jean de La Fontaine

This is a short book which collects together 18 charming fables, written in rhyme and intended to be enjoyed by children. Based on stories which were originally written in French by Jean de la Fontaine, these quirky fables are sure to entertain people of all ages.

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FABLES IN RHYME FOR LITTLE FOLKS,

Adapted from the French of La Fontaine.

Written by, W. T. Larned

Illustrated by, John Rae.

E Book Created by Tyler Anderson, as a birthday present to little Johnny James Webb, on his first Birthday. I've arranged the images so they fit the story.

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Wind in the Willows (version 5) –by: Kenneth Grahame

A children's classic, this is the story of Rat and Mole, who have many adventures both on and off their beloved river, with their friends Toad and Badger. This version has been read in a whisper and is perfect for night-time listening in a quiet room. The low volume is intentional!

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[Illustration: Front Cover]

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

[Illustration: The Piper at the Gates of Dawn ]

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS

BY KENNETH GRAHAME

ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL BRANSOM

[Illustration: Front Fly Leaf showing the main cha...

Dirge for the Year –by: Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some as among the finest lyric, as well as epic, poets in the English language. A radical in his poetry as well as in his political and social views, Shelley did not see fame during his lifetime, but recognition for his poetry grew steadily following his death. Shelley was a key member of a close circle of visionary poets and writers that included Lord Byron; Leigh Hunt; Thomas Love Peacock; and his own second wife, Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein.

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Astounding Stories 06, June 1930

Issue six of this seminal science-fiction magazine concludes the Ray Cummings story "Brigands of the Moon", and continues Murray Leinster's "Murder Madness". In addition there are three short stories, by various authors, and a short novel by Charles W. Diffin

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ASTOUNDING

STORIES

OF SUPER SCIENCE

On Sale the First Thursday of Each Month

W. M. CLAYTON, Publisher HARRY BATES, Editor DOUGLAS M. D...

Aesop s Fables – new translation –by: Aesop

284 fables on a wide range of subjects, written by the famous author Aesop.

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AESOP'S FABLES

A NEW TRANSLATION

BY V. S. VERNON JONES

WITH AN INTRODUCTION

BY G. K. CHESTERTON

AND ILLUSTRATIONS

BY ARTHUR RACKHAM

1912 EDITION

INTRODUCTION

AEsop embodies an epigram not uncommon in human history; his fame is all the more deserved because he never deserved it. The firm foundations of common sense, the shrewd shots at uncommon sense, that characterise all the Fables, belong not him but to humanity. In the earliest human history whatev...

Custom of the Country (version 2) –by: Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton's 1913 novel is a devastating critique of American upward mobility, told through the journey of Undine Spragg from fictional Midwestern Apex City to New York to Paris. Undine is determined to acquire money and position through marriage, even if it means multiple divorces.

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THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY

by EDITH WHARTON

1913

THE CUSTOM OF THE COUNTRY

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"Undine Spragg how can you?" her mother wailed, raising a prematurely wrinkled hand heavy with rings to defend the note which a languid "bell boy" had just brought in.

But her defenc...

Art of War (version 3) –by: Sun Tzu

First compiled in the 6th century BC, The Art of War presents a philosophy of war for managing conflicts and winning battles. It is accepted as a masterpiece on strategy and is frequently cited and referred to by generals and theorists since it was first published, translated, and distributed internationally. The book is not only popular among military theorists, but has also become increasingly popular among political leaders and those in business management. Despite its title, The Art of War addresses strategy in a broad fashion, touching upon public administration and planning. The text out...

Three Hats A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts –by: Arthur Shirley

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THREE HATS

A Farcical Comedy in Three Acts

Adapted by

ARTHUR SHIRLEY

From

LES TROIS CHAPEAUX

by

HENNEQUIN

Fitzgerald Publishing Corporation Successor To Dick & Fitzgerald 18 Vesey St. New York

CHARACTERS.

SAM SELWYN, with a night adventure.

FRED BELLAMY, Selwyn's unwilling slave.

CAPT. KATSKILL, of the Kilkenny Irregulars.

BOSCO BLITHERS, Professor of Penmanship.

DIBBS, a boy in buttons.

MRS. SELWYN, Sam's Wife.

GRACE, Sam's Daughter.

LOTTIE BLITHERS, secretly married to Fred.

TILLY, a parlor maid.

C...

Willows (version 2) –by: Algernon Blackwood

"The Willows" is one of Algernon Blackwood's best known creepy stories. American horror author H.P. Lovecraft considered it to be the finest supernatural tale in English literature. He wrote in his treatise "Supernatural Horror in Literature", "Here art and restraint in narrative reach their very highest development, and an impression of lasting poignancy is produced without a single strained passage or a single false note." "The Willows" is an example of early modern horror and is connected within the literary tradition of weird fiction.

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THE WILLOWS

Algernon Bl...

Fables for the Frivolous (Version 2) –by: Guy Wetmore Carryl

Fables for the Frivolous is one of the earliest works by the American parodist Guy Wetmore Carryl. These fables are adapted from Jean de La Fontaine's original writings. The Aesop-style fables are written in verse, and are light-hearted re-tellings of fables from two centuries before, each ending with a moral and a pun. Among the more celebrated of the fables are The Persevering Tortoise and the Pretentious Hare, The Arrogant Frog and the Superior Bull, and The Sycophantic Fox and the Gullible Raven. ( from Wikipedia)

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FABLES FOR THE FRIVOLOUS

(With Apologies to ...

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