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s0098b48_Raising.pdf
A collection of stories and tales about the adventures of a variety of different characters, including an elderly cat describing her adventures—most frequently her many brushes with death—throughout her life, a successful farmer who had to endure an…

s0094b21_Crafty.pdf
A fairy tale in which a King is resolved to marry his own daughter due to her extraordinary beauty. When her protests are ignored, the Princess tricks her father into having a golden bull made for her, which she hides in when her father comes for…

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A collection of ballads and songs that follow the theme of urging young folk to remain in their home villages rather than leave for work, love, or war. The first poem paints an idyllic scene of the rural countryside and village life, cautioning young…

s0098b48_Account.pdf
This is an account of the life of Dennis, a serving man turned robber, who is also a man of conscience and who reforms and renews his relationship with his old master after his capture and imprisonment. He is hung, but is revived through various…

s0094b39_Selection.pdf
A collection of nine different tales, each with a particular moral for the reader. The topics of the stories range from shipwrecked sailors to devoted little dogs, to moral injunctions to surround oneself with company of good sensibilities, fortitude…

s0094b32_History.pdf
Part of a series of folk and fairy tales printed by the booksellers. A folk tale from London, this story details the rise of Richard Whittington, a historical figure, from friendless orphan to successful businessman, mayor, and knight in London…

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A collection of songs and ballads on a variety of topics. The title song is a romantic ballad on the love a young man has for his lover, his desire to lavish attention, money, and love upon her, rejecting the will of his parents in order to one day…

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A collection of 23 songs and ballads on a wide variety of themes. Some are humorous, others are disturbingly tragic, such as The Mistletoe Bough, in which a young bride playfully hides from her young husband in an oak chest that then accidentally…
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