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The Giant Hands or, the Reward of Industry

This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

Manx Fairy Tales
Manx Fairy Tales Sented by Jacob

Under the Irish Sea, fifteen or sixteen miles south-west of the Calf, there is an enchanted isle. Long, long ago it was on the surface of the water - that was in the days when Manannan ruled Mann - but when Saint Patrick drove Manannan and his men from the island in the form of three-legged creatures, they came upon this isle. Manannan dropped it to the bottom of the sea, and they were seen no more.

Battle of the Monkey & the Crab

"Battle of the Monkey & the Crab" by Anonymous (translated by David Thompson). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre.

The Sun's Babies
The Sun's Babies Sented by Daniel

Excerpt: ...green, but a few were splashed with yellow or veined with red or lined with silver.

Fairies I Have Met
Fairies I Have Met Sented by Daniel

Mrs. Rodolph Stawell wrote this popular book that continues to be widely read today despite its age.

Jaufry the Knight and the Fair Brunissende

"Jaufry the Knight and the Fair Brunissende: A Tale of the Times of King Arthur" by called Jean Bernard Lafon Mary-Lafon (translated by Alfred Elwes).

The Blue Rose Fairy Book
The Blue Rose Fairy Book Sented by Sarah Gerdes

She went out on to the step and called out in a loud voice, Oh, you boisterous winds, bring hither that same carpet on which I used to sit in the house of my father.

The Swedish Fairy Book
The Swedish Fairy Book Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Thank you for checking out this book by Theophania Publishing. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you soon.

The Norwegian Fairy Book
The Norwegian Fairy Book Sented by Rebecca

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.

The Book of Fables and Folk Stories
The Book of Fables and Folk Stories Sented by Sarah Gerdes

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales
Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales is written by the Australian born folklorist Joseph Jacobs.This is a solid book of Celtic fairy tales by Joseph Jacobs.

The Water-Babies
The Water-Babies Sented by Sarah Gerdes

Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney-sweep, Grimes, to climb up inside flues to clear away the soot. While engaged in this dreadful task, he loses his way and emerges in the bedroom of Ellie, the young daughter of the house who mistakes him for a thief. He runs away, and, hot and bothered, he slips into a cooling stream, falls fast asleep, and becomes a water baby.

The Scottish Fairy Book
The Scottish Fairy Book Sented by Sarah Gerdes

There are, roughly speaking, two distinct types of Scottish Fairy Tales. There are what may be called "Celtic Stories," which were handed down for centuries by word of mouth by professional story-tellers, who went about from clachan to clachan in the "Highlands and Islands," earning a night's shelter by giving a night's entertainment, and which have now been collected and classified for us by Campbell of Isla and others.

The City in the Clouds
The City in the Clouds Sented by Emma

Under a gay awning of red and white which covered a portion of the famous roof-garden of the Palacete Mendoza at Rio, reclined Gideon Mendoza Morse, the richest man in Brazil, and-it was said-the third richest man in the world.

Jack and the Bean-Stalk English Hexameters

English poetry begins with Anglo-Saxon poetry such as the hymn on the creation, which Bede attributes to Cædmon (658–680AD). William Shakespeare was the stand out poet of the Elizabethan period, while Milton was considered the greatest poet of Jacobean and Caroline pe5riod (1603-1670). The Romantic movement was very big, proiducing such greats as William Blake, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord Byron, and John Keats. The major Victorian poets were John Clare, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Matthew Arnold and Gerard Manley Hopkins. James Macpherson was the first Scottish poet to gain an international reputation, while Robert Burns is regarded as the national poet of Scotland. The most important figure of Scottish Romanticism, Walter Scott, began as a poet. In Wales the works of the great hymn writers of the 18th and 19th centuries were the poets William Williams Pantycelyn and Ann Griffiths. In the early 20th century there was a Welsh renaissance, with poets like T. H. Parry-Williams and D. Gwenallt Jones and T. Gwynn Jones.

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