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Curly and Floppy Twistytail (The Funny Piggie Boys) –by: Howard R. Garis

The adventures of two little pig boys and their mom and dad. "Once upon a time, not so very many years ago, in the days when there were fairies and giants and all things like that, there lived in a little house, on the edge of a wood, a family of pigs. Now these pigs weren't like the pigs, which perhaps you children have seen on most farms. No, indeed! They were just the nicest cleanest, sweetest pigs you ever dreamed of—not that pigs on a farm can't be clean, if they want to, but, somehow or other, no one seems to have time to see that they are clean."

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George SAND

L'EGENDES RUSTIQUES

A Maurice SAND

Mon cher fils,

Tu as recueilli diverses traditions, chansons et légendes, que tu as bien fait, selon moi, d'illustrer; car ces choses se perdent à mesure que le paysan s'éclaire, et il est bon de sauver de l'oubli qui marche vite, quelques versions de ce grand poème du merveilleux , dont l'humanité s'est nourrie si longtemps et dont les gens de campagne sont aujourd'hui, à leur insu, les derniers bardes.

Je veux donc t'aider à rassembler quelques fragments épars de ces légendes rustiques, dont le fon...

Algonquin Legends of New England

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THE ALGONQUIN LEGENDS OF NEW ENGLAND

OR

Myths and Folk Lore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot Tribes

BY CHARLES G. LELAND

[Frontispiece Illustration: MIK UM WESS THE INDIAN PUCK, OR ROBIN GOOD FELLOW.

From a scraping on birch bark by Tomak Josephs, Indian Governor at Peter Dona's Point, Maine. The Mik um wees always wears a red cap like the Norse Goblin.]

PREFACE.

When I began, in the summer of 1882, to collect among the Passamaquoddy Indians at Campobello, New Brunswick, their traditions and folk lore, I expected to find very little indeed....

The Bacchae of Euripides –by: Unknown

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BACCHAE

THE ATHENIAN DRAMA FOR ENGLISH READERS

A Series of Verse Translations of the Greek Dramatic Poets, with Commentaries and Explanatory Notes.

Crown 8vo, cloth, gilt top, 7s. 6d. each net. Each Volume Illustrated from ancient Sculptures and Vase Painting.

AESCHYLUS: The Orestean Trilogy. By Prof. G. C. Warr. With an Introduction on The Rise of Greek Tragedy , and 13 Illustrations.

SOPHOC...

King s Daughter and Other Stories for Girls –by: Various

A charming collection of short stories for young girls, including The King's Daughter, The Old Brown House, A Story for School Girls, What One Lie Did, Two Ways of Reading the Bible, Courtesy to Strangers, Live for Something, and Jennie Browning. Each story subtly teaches an important lesson.

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THE KING'S DAUGHTER AND OTHER STORIES FOR GIRLS

1910

[Illustration: "It is a prison, and the young girl is a king's daughter."]

"WORDS FITLY SPOKEN" Every Story Contains an Important Lesson

[Illustration: SABBATH READINGS FOR THE HOME CIRCLE]

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The Edda, Volume 1 The Divine Mythology of the North, Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance, and Folklore, No. 12

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Popular Studies in Mythology, Romance, and Folklore, No. 12

The Edda

I

The Divine Mythology of the North

By

Winifred Faraday, M.A.

Published by David Nutt, at the Sign of the Phoenix, Long Acre, London 1902

Author's Note

Some explanation is needed of the form of spelling I have adopted in transcribing Norse proper names. The spirants thorn and eth are represented by th and d , as being more familiar to readers unacquainted with the original. Marks of vowel length are in all cases omitted. The inflexional r of the nominative si...

The Metamorphoses of Ovid Vol. I, Books I-VII –by: Unknown

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[Transcriber's Note:

This e text is intended for users whose text readers cannot display the "real" or Unicode (utf 8) version of the file. Greek words in the Notes have been transliterated and shown between marks. The "oe" ligature is written as the separate letters "oe".

In the original text, words and phrases supplied by the translator were printed in italics . In this e text they are shown in {braces}. Italics in the notes and commentary are shown conventionally with lines , boldface by =marks=.

Line numbers from the original Lat...

The Adventures of Odysseus and the Tale of Troy –by: Padraic Colum

Also known as “The Children’s Homer,” this is Irish writer Padraic Colum’s retelling of the events of Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey for young people. Colum’s rich, evocative prose narrates the travails of Odysseus, King of Ithaca: his experiences fighting the Trojan War, and his ten years’ journey home to his faithful wife Penelope and his son Telemachus.

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THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS AND THE TALE OF TROY

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THE ADVENTURES OF ODYSSEUS AND THE TALE OF TROY

BY PADRAIC COLUM

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PRESENTED BY

WILLY POGANY...

The Book of Hallowe en

This book is intended to give the reader an account of the origin and history of Hallowe’en, how it absorbed some customs belonging to other days in the year,—such as May Day, Midsummer, and Christmas.
The context is illustrated by selections from ancient and modern poetry and prose, related to Hallowe’en ideas.

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[Illustration: HALLOWE'EN FESTIVITIES.

From an Old English Print ]

The Book of Hallowe'en

By

RUTH EDNA KELLEY, A. M.

Lynn Public Library

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The Iliad –by: Homer

A divinely beautiful woman who becomes the cause of a terrible war in which the gods themselves take sides. Valor and villainy, sacrifices and betrayals, triumphs and tragedies play their part in this three thousand year old saga.

The Iliad throws us right into the thick of battle. It opens when the Trojan War has already been raging for nine long years. An uneasy truce has been declared between the Trojans and the Greeks (Achaeans as they're called in The Iliad.) In the Greek camp, Agamemnon the King of Mycenae and Achilles the proud and valiant warrior of Phthia ar...

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