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The worst of being a Christmas Child is that you don’t get birthday presents, but only Christmas ones. Old Naylor, who was Father’s coachman, and had a great gruff voice that came from his boots and was rather frightening, used to ask how I expected to grow up without proper birthdays, and I thought I might have to stay little always. When I told Father this he laughed, but a moment later he grew quite grave.
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Based upon the 12th-century retelling by Marie de France from "The Mouse Who Sought at Wife."
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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" by Anonymous (translated by David Thompson). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre.
Excerpt: ...green, but a few were splashed with yellow or veined with red or lined with silver.
Mrs. Rodolph Stawell wrote this popular book that continues to be widely read today despite its age.
"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).
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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.
When the Brothers Grimm first published their collection of now famous fairy tales, Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was just 10 years old.