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Moral Tales In Prose And Verse Selected From The Best Authors

by Minerva Press

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10585662M
ISBN 100548431132
ISBN 109780548431139

  PANCHATANTRA TALES - The Panchatantra is a legendary collection of short stories from India. Originally composed in the 2nd century B.C, Panchatantra is believed to be written by Vishnu Sharma along with many other scholars. The purpose behind the composition was to implant moral values and governing skills in the young sons of the king. The ancient Sanskrit text boasts of various .   Well-known and much-loved prose tales follow: "Sleeping Beauty," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Puss in Boots," "Cinderella," and others. This is the most complete edition available in English, comprising the verse tales as well as those in prose, plus all the original prefaces, letters, introductions, morals, and s:

20th century. American writer and illustrator best known for children's books. The Cat in the Hat was written as a result of a report in Life Magazine about illiteracy among children in school. Seuss was then commissioned to write a book that would appeal to children learning to read, and used only words given to him by the editor. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Talbot, William Henry Fox, Legendary tales. London: J. Ridgway, (OCoLC) Document Type.

Get this from a library! The modern universal story-teller: or, a new picture of human life. Consisting of a greater variety and a better selection of valuable and delightful subjects (calculated for the Pleasure and Improvement of Readers of every Class) than was ever given in any Book of the Kind hitherto published. Forming a Complete Collection of Genuine, Instructive, and Entertaining. WRITERS of a certain class exercise a fruitful influence in their day, and form an important part in the contemporary literary development, yet with the lapse of time lose much of their claim on our interest. This is true of Wieland, whose services to the German language and literature were decided. Both in prose and verse he helped to make the tongue an artistic instrument of expression.


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We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. A Moral Tale, and Other Moral Tales presents a twist on the classic morality play, where rewards and punishments betray the classic fairytale logic and the greatest redemption is "to thine own self be true." A deluded mathematician spends the night with a recent divorcee who realizes his story doesn't add up.

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Le Morte d'Arthur (originally spelled Le Morte Darthur, ungrammatical Middle French for "The Death of Arthur") is a 15th-century Middle English prose reworking by Sir Thomas Malory of tales about the legendary King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, Merlin and the Knights of the Round Table—along with their respective folklore.

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Of diverse origins, the stories associated with his name have descended to modern times through a number of sources and continue to be reinterpreted in different verbal registers and in popular as well as artistic media. Clark Ashton Smith was a science fiction and horror author from Long Valley California.

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe was the best-selling book in nineteenth century America. This thirty-eight page version for children, written in prose and verse, was to “foster in their hearts a generous sympathy for the wronged Negro race of America.” Potter, Beatrix, ` The.

(shelved 6 times as prose-fiction) avg rating — 3, ratings — published PREFACE. It is universally allowed that many poems, tales, and allegories, are scattered through our best authors, particularly calculated to affect a young heart and improve an opening understanding, which the gay and thoughtless seldom have patience to look for, or discernment to select; and many collections have been made, in order to present in one point of view the most useful passages of.

The Fairy Tales in Verse and Prose/Les contes en vers et en prose: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language French) - Kindle edition by Perrault, Charles, Appelbaum, Stanley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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EMBED. EMBED (for hosted blogs and item tags) Want more. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help. No_Favorite. share. flag. Hooper's prose writings have never been collected and published in a volume, excepting a few tales, entitled Scenes from Real Life. When arranged for publication they were to make two volumes, one of "Tales and Essays", another "Religious and Moral Stories", for juvenile readers.

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Niyazov’s decision to use a book to establish his regime was explained by a scholar quoted in the New Yorker: “Niyazov was somewhat illiterate.Legends and tales in prose and verse. Philadelphia, The Jewish Publication Society of America, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Isabel E Cohen; Jewish Publication Society of America.Best books on morality, old and new.

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