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Mrchen-Almanach auf das Jahr 1827

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M"archen Almanach auf das Jahr 1827

Wilhelm Hauff

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Der Scheik von Alessandria und seine Sklaven (Rahmenerz"ahlung) Der Zwerg Nase Abner, der Jude, der nichts gesehen hat Der arme Stephan Der gebackene Kopf Der Affe als Mensch (Der junge Engl"ander) Das Fest der Unterirdischen Schneeweisschen und Rosenrot Die Geschichte Almansors

Der Scheik von Alessandria und seine Sklaven

Wilhelm Hauff

Der Scheik von Alessandria, Ali Banu, war ein sonderbarer Mann; wenn er morgens durch die Strassen der Stadt ging, angetan mit einem Turban, aus den k"ostlichsten K...

The Magic Fishbone A Holiday Romance

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THE MAGIC FISHBONE

by

CHARLES DICKENS

With Illustrations by S. Beatrice Pearse

[Illustration: The Queen came in most splendidly dressed p. 27]

THE MAGIC FISHBONE

A Holiday Romance from the Pen of Miss Alice Rainbird Aged 7.

by

CHARLES DICKENS

London: Constable and Co. Ltd.

FOREWORD

The story contained herein was written by Charles Dickens in 1867. It is the second of four stories entitled "Holiday Romance" and was published originally in a children's magazine in America. It purports to be written by a child aged seven....

The Tales of Mother Goose As First Collected by Charles Perrault in 1696

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THE TALES OF MOTHER GOOSE AS FIRST COLLECTED BY CHARLES PERRAULT IN 1696 A NEW TRANSLATION BY CHARLES WELSH

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY M.V. O'SHEA PROFESSOR OF EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN

ILLUSTRATED BY D.J. MUNRO AFTER DRAWINGS BY GUSTAVE DOR'E

D.C. HEATH & CO., PUBLISHERS BOSTON NEW YORK CHICAGO

[Illustration: "SHE MET WITH GAFFER WOLF." p. 80.]

[Transcriber's note: In the story ...

The Book of Stories for the Storyteller

This is a delightful collection of 43 fairy tales (both old and new), folk lore, myths and real life stories by a variety of authors, brought together by writer Fanny E Coe. They are mostly short and are fun to listen to by children and adults and most teach valuable lessons about life. Some of the stories are: A Legend of the North Wind; How the Robin's Breast became Red; The Little Rabbits; St Christopher; The Necklace of Truth; A Night with Santa Claus; The Wolf-Mother of Saint Ailbe; Pocahontas and How Molly spent her Sixpence

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[Illust...

Nouveaux contes de f

La Comtesse de Ségur nous livre ici quelques récits qui avaient tant amusés ses petites-filles.

L’on y découvre des enfants bien curieux, bien courageux, bien vertueux, avec leurs bonnes et mauvaises fées.
Elles les feront passer par des épreuves bien difficiles…

Here are a few tales that entertained the countess of Ségur’s grand-daughters.

We meet with very inquisitive, very brave, very kind children, with their good and bad fairies.
They will have them go through great ordeals…

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NOUV...

The Arabian Nights Entertainments

A collection of folklore stories accumulated during the Islamic Golden Age, The Arabian Nights Entertainments has entertained and fascinated readers for centuries. The book centers on a frame story concerning the sultan Shahrayah and his wife Scheherazade, who cleverly narrates captivating stories to her husband each night in order to save herself from his retribution and live another day. As a result the book encourages the literary technique of a story within a story.

The frame story begins when the sultan Shahrayar learns of his brother’s adulterous wife and subsequen...

More Tales in the Land of Nursery Rhyme –by: Ada M. Marzials

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[Frontispiece: Jack and Jill in the Witch's House.]

MORE TALES

IN THE LAND OF

NURSERY RHYME

BY

ADA M. MARZIALS

AUTHOR OF

"IN THE LAND OF NURSERY RHYME"

WITH FRONTISPIECE

LONDON: H. R. ALLENSON, LIMITED

RACQUET COURT, FLEET STREET, E.C.

1913

TO

MY LITTLE COUSINS

KATHLEEN AND DOROTHY

CONTENTS

THE NORTH WIND DOTH BLOW MARY, MARY, QUITE CONTRARY JACK AND JILL LITTLE MISS MUFFET PUSSY CAT, PUSSY CAT HEY, DIDDLE, DIDDLE!

THE NORTH WIND DOTH BLOW

" Different people have different opin...

The Magic Soap Bubble

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"Come with me for a visit To Fairyland, dear Ned. I'll show you many won'drous things," The tiny Gnomeman said.

[Illustration]

"I've lost a magic golden ring," The pretty Bluebird sighed. "Don't worry," laughed the kind old fish, "I have it safe inside."

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"I'll hurry, Mother," Jimmy cried, As down the road he ran, When in a jiffy up there jumped A little Rabbitman.

[...

The Lilac Fairy Book

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THE LILAC FAIRY BOOK

THE FAIRY BOOK SERIES

EDITED BY ANDREW LANG

Crown 8vo. gilt edges

THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK. With 138 Illustrations. $2.00. THE RED FAIRY BOOK. With 100 Illustrations. $2.00. THE GREEN FAIRY BOOK. With 101 Illustrations. $2.00. THE GREY FAIRY BOOK. With 65 Illustrations. $2.00. THE YELLOW FAIRY BOOK. With 104 Illustrations. $2.00. THE PINK FAIRY BOOK. With 67 Illustrations. $2.00. THE BLUE POETRY BOOK. With 100 Illustrations. $2.00. THE TRUE STORY BOOK. With 66 Illustrations. $2.00. THE RED TRUE STORY BO...

Critias –by: Plato (

This is an incomplete dialogue from the late period of Plato's life. Plato most likely created it after Republic and it contains the famous story of Atlantis, that Plato tells with such skill that many have believed the story to be true. Critias, a friend of Socrates, and uncle of Plato was infamous as one of the bloody thirty tyrants.

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CRITIAS

by Plato

Translated by Benjamin Jowett

INTRODUCTION AND ANALYSIS.

The Critias is a fragment which breaks off in the middle of a sentence. It was designed to be the second part of a trilogy, which, like the other gre...

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