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AESOP'S FABLES By AESOP'S FABLES
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THIS VOLUME COMPOSES OF 2 AESOP FABLE WORKS PART 1) AESOP'S FABLES (82 Fables) PART 2) Aesop's Fables Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Hare and the Tortoise The Hare was once boasting... More > of his speed before the other animals. "I have never yet been beaten," said he, "when I put forth my full speed. I challenge any one here to race with me." The Tortoise said quietly, "I accept your challenge." "That is a good joke," said the Hare; "I could dance round you all the way." "Keep your boasting till you've beaten," answered the Tortoise. "Shall we race?" So a course was fixed and a start was made. The Hare darted almost out of sight at once, but soon stopped and, to show his contempt for the Tortoise, lay down to have a nap. The Tortoise plodded on and plodded on, and when the Hare awoke from his nap, he saw the Tortoise just near the winning-post and could not run up in time to save the race. Then said the Tortoise: "Plodding wins the race."< Less
AESOP'S FABLES By AESOP'S FABLES
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THIS VOLUME COMPOSES OF 2 AESOP FABLE WORKS PART 1) AESOP'S FABLES (82 Fables) PART 2) Aesop's Fables Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Hare and the Tortoise The Hare was once boasting... More > of his speed before the other animals. "I have never yet been beaten," said he, "when I put forth my full speed. I challenge any one here to race with me." The Tortoise said quietly, "I accept your challenge." "That is a good joke," said the Hare; "I could dance round you all the way." "Keep your boasting till you've beaten," answered the Tortoise. "Shall we race?" So a course was fixed and a start was made. The Hare darted almost out of sight at once, but soon stopped and, to show his contempt for the Tortoise, lay down to have a nap. The Tortoise plodded on and plodded on, and when the Hare awoke from his nap, he saw the Tortoise just near the winning-post and could not run up in time to save the race. Then said the Tortoise: "Plodding wins the race."< Less
Fables By Robert Louis Stevenson
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The “Fables” is a collection of short stories and imaginative creations. At times it revolves around some characters of his previous books and at times, other new characters are employed.... More > The stories give simple and short moral lessons to its readers.< Less
Fables By Aesop
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The fables of Aesop have become one of the most enduring traditions of European culture, ever since they were first written down nearly two millennia ago. Aesop was reputedly a tongue-tied slave who... More > miraculously received the power of speech; from his legendary storytelling came the collections of prose and verse fables scattered throughout Greek and Roman literature. First published in English by Caxton in 1484, the fables and their morals continue to charm modern readers: who does not know the story of the tortoise and the hare, or the boy who cried wolf? This new translation is the first to represent all the main fable collections in ancient Latin and Greek, arranged according to the fables' contents and themes. It includes over 300 fables, many of which come from sources never before translated into English.< Less
Fables By Peter Burt
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What was school like 65 million years ago? Do bees have intimations of immortality? Do frogs respond well to psychoanalysis? Why was the nightingale in Keats’ garden regarded by his fellow... More > creatures as a disgraceful reprobate? Meet Magnanimouse and his laboratory cagemate Alphonse, Doctor Spineswine the prickly philosopher, Twenty-First Century Fox, Formby the lion of two worlds and a whole supporting cast of friends from the animal kingdom (or somewhere not too far removed from it). In twelve tales with settings ranging from the late Cretaceous to the present day, they reveal the answers to these and other pressing questions of contemporary zoology.< Less
Fables By Peter Burt
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What was school like 65 million years ago? Do bees have intimations of immortality? Do frogs respond well to psychoanalysis? Why was the nightingale in Keats’ garden regarded by his fellow... More > creatures as a disgraceful reprobate? Meet Magnanimouse and his laboratory cagemate Alphonse, Doctor Spineswine the prickly philosopher, Twenty-First Century Fox, Formby the lion of two worlds and a whole supporting cast of friends from the animal kingdom (or somewhere not too far removed from it). In twelve tales with settings ranging from the late Cretaceous to the present day, they reveal the answers to these and other pressing questions of contemporary zoology.< Less
FABLES By Alan Ferber
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This is a challenging tune in 5/4 time written and arranged by the pianist Bryn Roberts for my Nonet. It can be heard on my forthcoming record, "Chamber Songs" and has an open solo section... More > which can feature any instrument. Instrumentation: trumpet, trombone, soprano sax, tenor sax, bass clarinet, guitar, piano, bass, drums.< Less
Fables By Aesop
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Fables By Pierre de Claris Florian
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les fables de Pierre Claris de Florian, moins connues que celles de La Fontaine, sont toutes aussi intéressante et méritent d'être redécouvertes
Fables By Pierre de Claris Florian
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les fables de Pierre Claris de Florian, moins connues que celles de La Fontaine, sont toutes aussi intéressante et méritent d'être redécouvertes