Why The Fish Laughed And Other Tales

Author: Kevin Crossley-Holland
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192751874
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This collection is a celebration of diversity. There are tales from Asia and India, Central and South America, North America and the Pacific.

The Enchanted Keys And Other Tales

Author: Miss Pardoe (Julia)
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metamorphosis would lead to; but the thought appeared to me a suggestion of
Heaven, and I followed it at all risks. When Zemroude returned to the room, her
first care was to come to my cage. As soon as she perceived that the nightingale
was dead, she uttered a shriek that brought all her slaves about her. “What ails
you, madam?” said they, in terrified accents. “Has any misfortune happened to
you?” “I am in despair,” replied the princess, weeping bitterly. “My nightingale is

The Little Mermaid And Other Fairy Tales

Author: Hans Christian Andersen
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486111377
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“Music, music!” shrieked the emperor. “You precious little golden bird, sing, sing! I
have loaded you with precious stones, and even hung my own golden slipper
round your neck. Sing, I tell you, sing!” But the bird stood silent, there was nobody
to wind it up, so of course it could not go. Death continued to fix the great empty
sockets of its eyes upon the emperor, and all was silent, so terribly silent.
Suddenly, close to the window, there was a burst of lovely song; it was the living
nightingale ...

The Favourite Scholar And Other Tales By M Howitt And Mrs S C Hall

Author: Mary Howitt
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His trill was as soft as a nightingale's song, Yet you heard it above the roar ;
Though the vessel dash'd and the billow flash'd, Tom only whistled the more. If
reefing a topsail that shiver'd aloft — While the yards dipp'd deep in the spray-
Like a careless bird in his stormy swing He whistled and work'd away. But the
bravest must die, and poor old Tom One night made the waves his pillow — He
sleeps there yet, though he ... rises, the strain grows wild, And shrieks TOM

The Blossoming Of A Nightingale

Author: Sharon Brindley Katana
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781453565643
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One of the more raucous girls related her tale of her patient getting an erection
while she was washing him. She told the girls she just washed him vigorously
until she heard him groan and then just rinsed the washcloth and changed the
bath water. The classmates shrieked and tittered until one of the other girls
sheepishly admitted one of her patients got an erection too but she just flicked the
tip with her fingers. The man yelped and she just said, “Oh, sorry,” as if it was an

Aileen Aroon A Memoir With Other Tales Of Faithful Friends And Favourites Sketched From Life

Author: Gordon Stables
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I am more convinced than ever that for the first two or three nights after their
arrival in this country the nightingales do not go to sleep at all, but sing on all day
as well as all night, the marvel being that they do not get hoarse. But after a ... But
, of course, the thrush must sing, the blackbird must pipe, and vulgar sparrows
bicker and shriek, and talk Billingsgate to each other, for sparrows having but
little music in their own nature, have just as little appreciation for the gift in others.
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The Pacha Of Many Tales By The Author Of Peter Simple I E Frederick Marryat Franklin Library Edition

Author: PACHA.
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At the sight of him the chief brahmin raised a cry, w ich was heard, not only farther
than the shriek ofthe beautiful Princess Babe-bi-bobu, but had the effect of
recalling her to life and recollection. ... beauty, and so much force, that it was
written down in letters of gold, being considered the ne plus ultra of the
Souffrarian language; he explained to them the nefarious attempt of Mezrimbi to
counteract the will of Heaven, and how he had fallen into the snare which he had
laid for others.