Shingebiss: An Ojibwe Legend

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.85 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The more we learn to relate to other groups of people and realize that their survival and the fulfillment of their interests is related to ours, the more we might construct social codes that guarantee humane relationships. Basic history and beliefs of Buddhism, and the main festivals of its practitioners; many illustrations. Old-fashioned stories and poems. (Renowned history of Little Goody Two-Shoes.) Valentine. The Second Greatest Story Ever Told (1991). (more…)...
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The Hidden Dragon: Knights of the Silver Dragon, Book 7

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.11 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Sadly, many Irish romances end in tragedy such as the story of the Sons of Uisneach which centres on the heroine Deirdre and which is one of the 'Three Sorrows of Irish Storytelling'. Many of the tales in this volume, as in similar collections for other European countries, are what the folklorists call Drolls. Children's book. (Archer and the eagle.) Scudder. Spanish fairy tales. (Fox and the goose.) Johnson. You made the lady who tyrannizes this life a span and a half taller.” “The Seven...
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The Bears' Famous Invasion of Sicily

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.29 MB Downloadable formats: PDF See Three little crones each with something big. Sets of art tiles, murals, and accent tiles by these artists are available via William Morris Tile, and many of these illustrations are available as prints are available at Artsy Craftsy. Its divine characters are recast as either as humans or demihumans such as giants, elves, and faeries. [35] One theory claims myths are distorted accounts of real historical events. [45] [46] According to this theory, storytellers repeatedly elaborate upon historical accounts until the figures in those accounts gain...
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Children's Letters to Santa Claus

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.68 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Much of the contents seems to have been drawn from literary collections, and to have been embellished into literature (in which case it is no longer folklore). But whether Kellarth, Kelert, Cylart, Gêlert or Gellert ever existed and run a hart from Carnarvon to Bedd Gellert or no, there can be little doubt after the preceding that he was not the original hero of the [264] fable of "the man that slew his greyhound," which came to Wales from Buddhistic India through channels which are perfectly traceable. (more…)...
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Egypt (Stories from Ancient Civilizations)

Format: Library Binding Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.34 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Two years later, when it was rumored that Faye contemplated another collection, an assistant in the State Archives sent him some stories that had not appeared in his first book, including three "from one of my friend, student Asbjornsen" Faye was most appreciative, and sent Asbjornsen a letter of thanks in which he concluded by saying:" I hereby appoint you Folk-Lore-Ambassador-Extraordinary". Russian-crafts.com site is dedicated to Russian craft products and to cultural, historical, literature and folk heritage. (more…)...
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The Darkest Magic (A Book of Spirits and Thieves)

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.07 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It is an educational process that teaches children about the essential principals that they must follow and believe in. Patrick had just succeeded in introducing the new [245] faith. Take, for instance, the calm assumption of polygamy in "Gold Tree and Silver Tree." Hunt also translated the Grimms' extensive notes to the tales. See Abou Hassan; or, The sleeper awakened. Eventually, she married the Pharaoh, her version of Prince Charming. Rupert is repulsed by her goat head, and gives her three impossible...
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North American Myths & Legends

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF E. "Herla cyning"), originally a guise of Woden but later Christianised as a king in a tale by Walter Map, was said, by Map, to have visited a dwarf 's underground mansion and returned three centuries later; although only some of his men crumbled to dust on dismounting, Herla and his men who did not dismount were trapped on horseback, this being one account of the origin of the Wild Hunt of European folklore. [69] [70] A common feature of the fairies is the use of magic to disguise...
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The Witch's Handbook

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.85 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The elements and echoes of fairy tales are alive in plays, movies, and books for all ages. Previously it was thought that Indo-European languages originated prior to metallurgy, but the researchers now think that is highly unlikely. "Potentially we could use the information preserved in folktales to extrapolate other features of ancestral societies, such as their religious beliefs, moral ideas, gender norms and more," Tehrani said. See also How fire was brought to the Indians. Behind the dark pines. 118 FAIRY TALES How Brer Rabbit rid our...
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Beauty and the Beast

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.05 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Old fashioned fairy book. (Leperhaun.) (poem). Tales in the JudaeoChristian community in which saints. or God himself intervene in the lives of human beings are religious tales. Fervent letters passed between Wilhelm and Jenny von Droste-Hülshoff, a wealthy young woman whom he met in a storytelling circle. Two Irishmen were sitting a pub having beer and watching the brothel across the street. Fairy reader. (Briar Rose.) Boy's and girl's fairy book. (Story of the sleeping beauty.) Burt. (more…)...
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Tallulah: Mermaid of the Great Lakes

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.84 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The dog bit the devils leg, the monkey scratched the devils head. When they were questioned, they declared that they knew nothing, and could understand nothing about it. With word-by-word transcriptions of the original Gaelic of many stories, this is an irreplaceable sourcebook. The Brothers Grimm retired from both politics and academia to focus on their other work, especially the dictionary. The clever wok also transports toys from the greedy rich child, and treasures from the dishonest rich father. (more…)...
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