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dc.identifier.other9512 (Access ID)en_US
dc.description.abstractHere is an extra copy of this book. This is a standard collection of fairy tales and fables. The surprise to me is that starting on 425 of a 500-page book, the volume can include so many fables. The fables are divided into eleven from Caxton and about 225 from James, followed by two English folk tales, two Welsh fables, and one Hitpadesa fable. The biggest surprise about the first Caxton fable, FG, is that it is not from Caxton! Somehow a James text is presented as Caxton's. James tells the fable with the fox leaping more than once and getting tired, while Caxton's fox does not leap at all and goes away pronounced to be wise. I checked the next three Caxton fables and they are faithful to Caxton's text. One of the Welsh fables is the good story of Howel of Glamorgan, who stirs the king's envy by his wisdom and virtue. The queen, eager to help the king, arranges with visiting lime-burners to kill the man coming to them with a glass of mead. Howel, sent to the lime-burners with a glass of mead, hears scripture being read and has promised never to pass up a reading of scripture. While he listens to it, the king is eager to reward the lime-burners and so goes himself to them with a glass of mead as reward…. The Hitopadesa fable is of an ass in a lion's skin who terrifies everyone until one field-owner covers himself with an ass-skin. Seeing the kindred skin prompts a bray from the lion, and, as he approaches, the field-owner easily slays him with his bow and arrow.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityEdited by James A Richardsen_US
dc.publisherJ.A. Richardsen_US
dc.subject.lccxPN6071.F15F34 1924en_US
dc.titleThe Outline of Knowledge, Volume XIX: Fables and Fairy Talesen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.acquired.locationUnknown sourceen_US
dc.cost.usCost: $5.00en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.fables.extra2012Extra 2012en_US
dc.fables.otherGood copy: 3328en_US
dc.fables.otherExtra copy: 9512en_US
dc.title.seriesThe Outline of Knowledgeen_US

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