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A Fleece Of Gold

  [english | 1905]  

Charles Stewart Given


Excerpts: [... through.. III. The Messenger of Fate, They seized the favourable moment.. IV. The Active Hand, They plied their oars with vigor.. V. ...... picture of the scene: At the time appointed the people assembled at the grove of Mars, and the king assumed his royal seat, while the multitude covered ...... a cardinal, and Bossuet was known by his eloquence at sixteen Pascal wrote a great ...]
Genres: [myth | instructionalDownloads: 290

Aino Folk Tales

  [english | 1888]  

Basil Hall Chamberlain


Excerpts: [... MORRIS. ALFRED NUTT. EDWARD PEACOCK, F.S.A. Z. D. PEDROSO. ESSOR A. H. SAYCE, M.A. CAPTAIN R. C. TEMPLE. HENRY B. WHEATLEY, F.S.A. AUDITORS. G. ...... collected and classified all the tales that were communicated to me by Ainos, in Aino, during my last stay in the island, and more latterly in T[=o]ky[=o], ...... States. But such things have no scientific value. They are not meant ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mythDownloads: 309

Algonquin Indian Tales

  [english | 1903]  

Egerton Ryerson Young


Excerpts: [... TALES. COLLECTED BY EGERTON R. YOUNG. AUTHOR OF BY CANOE AND DOG-TRAIN, THE APOSTLE OF THE NORTH, THREE BOYS IN THE WILD NORTH LAND, ETC. [Illustration: ...... lived, solitary and alone, in a little bark wigwam. One day, when out shooting in his canoe, he was caught in some treacherous rapids and carried over ...... aside to gather the brilliant wild flowers. A scream of pain from ...]
Genres: [myth | historyDownloads: 345

An Old Babylonian Version Of The Gilgamesh Epic

  [english | 1920]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... the circa 30,000 tablets and bits of tablets brought to the British Museum were published in model form by essor Paul Haupt [2] and that edition still ...... The burden, his mother explains, symbolizes some one who, like Gilgamesh, is born in the mountains, to whom all will pay homage and of whom Gilgamesh ...... on seeing him remark upon his likeness to Gilgamesh. He is the very ...]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 457

Arthurian Chronicles Roman De Brut

  [english | ]  

Wace


Summary: [Bibliography: p. xiii.]
Genres: [myth | history | poetryDownloads: 239

Babylonian Story Of The Deluge

  [english | ]  

E Wallis Budge


Summary: [The Babylonian Story Of The Deluge by E A Wallis Budge. An excerpt In 1845-47 and again in 1849-51 Mr. later Sir A. H. Layard carried out a series of excavations among the ruins of the ancient city of Nineveh that great city wherein are more than sixteen thousand persons that cannot discern between their right hand and their left and also much cattle Jonah iv II . Its ruins lie on the left or ...]
Genres: [religion | mythDownloads: 399

Current Superstitions

  [english | 1896]  

Fanny Bergen


Summary: [Current Superstitions by Various. Current Superstitions. please visit www.valdebooks.com for a full list of titles]
Genres: [myth | referenceDownloads: 117

Custom And Myth

  [english | 1893]  

Andrew Lang


Excerpts: [... myth. The modern interpreter forgets, first, that to the myth-maker sky did not at all mean the same thing as it means to him. Sky meant, not an airy, ...... odd rites of the mysteries, were common to Hellenic religion, and to the religion of African, Australian, and American tribes. Now, with regard ...... than the men of the tribe. One woman believed she had heard Pundjel, the ...]
Genres: [myth | essays | criticismDownloads: 415

Das Maerchen Von Dem Myrtenfraeulein

  [german | ]  

Clemens Brentano


Excerpts: [... . . ******. ). ftp sunsite.unc.edu. login: anonymous. cd etext90 through etext99. . . GET GUTINDEX.. GET GUTINDEX. ***. 04.29.93*END*. Das ...... htten, aber der Himmel erhrte ihre Wnsche nicht. Der Tpfer verzierte alle seine Gefe mit schnen Engelskpfen, und die Tpferin trumte alle Nacht von grnen ...... spielte mit seinen zarten im Winde bewegten Blttern um ihre Wangen. Da weckte ...]
Genres: [fiction and literature | mythDownloads: 72

De Edda

  [dutch | 1911]  

Frans Berding


Summary: [De Edda Dutch Edition by Frans Berding. De Edda is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Frans Berding is in the Dutch language. If you enjoy the works of Frans Berding then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 311

Der Teufel Und Die Hlle

  [german | 1895]  

Alfred Kppen


Excerpts: [... nur streifen und ohne Rcksicht auf die Chronologie im Einzelnen nur ein Gesammtbild geben wollen.[1] ber die Hlle fehlt jede Arbeit. Dagegen finden ...... Und das Tier, das ich sahe, war gleich einem Pardel und seine Fsse als Brenfsse und sein Mund eines Lwen Mund. Das Erdtier[31] ist ein Helfer des Drachen. ...... der Gnostiker und Manicher ber den Ursprung und das Wesen des Bsen ...]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 103

East O The Sun And West O The Moon

  [english | ]  

Gudrun Thorne Thomsen


Excerpts: [... into the atmosphere of the old-time story-hour. GUDRUN THORNE-THOMSEN. CONTENTS. East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon. The Three Billy ...... find him again.. Yes, I know well enough where it is, said the North Wind. Once in my life I blew an aspen leaf thither, but I was so tired I couldn't ...... Princess laugh, but asked if he could get work there. No, they had no place for him, ...]
Genres: [myth | young readersDownloads: 136

Eirik The Red Saga

  [english | 1880]  

Anonymous


Summary: [Eirik The Red S Saga by Anonymous. Eirik the Red s Saga by Anonymous]
Genres: [myth | audiobookDownloads: 127

Folk Lore And Legends

  [english | 1889]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... Oer, which means Dun Kenh, was a celebrated man in his generation. He has been called the Isaiah of the North. The prophecies of this man are ...... out the site of a cottage and garden. A well of pure spring- water leaps out from an old tree-root before the door and here the shepherds, shading ...... maiden seek him, and achieve his deliverance.' She paused, and glancing around a ...]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 163

Folk Lore And Legends North American Indian

  [english | 1890]  

Anonymous


Excerpts: [... Guide me now. Moowis. Moowis. Ah. believe me, List my moan: Do not, do not, brave heart, leave me All alone. Moowis. Moowis. Footprints vanished. ...... a stump.. Then the spirits were reassured, and, having sunned themselves, lay down and went to sleep. Seeing this, Manabozho assumed his natural ...... but, alas. they had made him so large that he could not creep out at the hole. ...]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 426

Fridthjof Saga

  [english | ]  

Esaias Tegner


Excerpts: [... may be read. October, 1876. CONTENTS. Canto I. Fridthjof and Ingeborg. Canto II. King Bele and Thorstein. Canto III. Fridthjof's Inheritance. Canto ...... next who came was Halfdan, a light-haired swain:. His countenance was noble, but weak and vain. He gaily bore a falchion, with which he gestured,. And ...... at evening. Brighter than helmet or sword were the sparkling shields ...]
Genres: [poetry | mythDownloads: 439

Graf Von Loeben And The Legend Of Lorelei

  [english | ]  

Allen Wilson Porterfield


Excerpts: [... Of the twenty best-known histories of German literature, some of which treat nothing but the nieenth century, only six contain his name, and these simply ...... himself in Loeben sufficiently to publish one of his short stories in hisAbendbl?tter but only after he had so thoroughly revised it that Reinhold ...... somewhat in form and treatment. Poetry and individual poets receive ...]
Genres: [myth | languageDownloads: 65

Grsk Mythologi

  [danish | 1922]  

Hans Holten Bechtolsheim


Excerpts: [... var det Adonis, der fdtes naar Sommeren var forbi, var det Adonis, der vendte tilbage til Ddsriget. Alle Afstande, maaltes med menneskelige Maal, ...... i vore Dage kan fejre sine Hrfreres Sejre ved en Kirkefest, hvor Gud takkes som den, der alene har sknket Sejren. Det kan da ofte vre umuligt at afgre, ...... nu blev opfostret paa Kreta, og da han var vokset til, tvang han Kronos ...]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 307

Indian Legends Of Vancouver Island

  [english | ]  

Alfred Carmichael


Summary: [Indian Legends Of Vancouver Island by Alfred Carmichael. The unsophisticated aboriginal of British Columbia is almost a memory of the past. He leaves no permanent monument no ruins of former greatness. His original habitation has long given place to the frame house of sawn timber and with the exception of the carvings in black slate made by the Hydah Indians of the Queen Charlotte Islands and the ...]
Genres: [mythDownloads: 378

Irish Wonders

  [english | 1888]  

D Mcanally


Excerpts: [... Leprechawn Returning the next morning with the spade Playing his pranks Initial: The Henpecked Giant AN' WHO ARE YOU, ME DEAR. SAYS FINN, LOOKIN' ...... out av yer cowardly carkidge,' says he, turnin' round an' flourishin' his heels in Dennis' face. Poor Dennis thried, but he cudn't, so the Pooka ...... him on his back wid his teeth an' jump into the say wid him, thin dive, lavin' ...]
Genres: [myth | short story collection | ghost storiesDownloads: 41
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