Simla Village Tales; Or, Folk Tales from the Himalayas by Alice Dracott

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Author Dracott, Alice
LoC No. 07028453
Title Simla Village Tales; Or, Folk Tales from the Himalayas
Contents The cause of a lawsuit between the owl and the kite -- A monkey objects to criticism -- The dead man's ring -- The origin of death -- The real mother -- The princess Soorthe -- The snake's bride -- The power of fate -- The old witch who lived in a forest -- Kulloo, a faithful dog -- The story of Ghose -- The vizier's son and the rajah's son -- The rajah's son and the vizier's son -- Bey Huslo -- The story of Panch Mar Khan -- The rabbit and the barber -- Rupa and Bisuntha -- Sheik Chilli -- The monkey, the tiger, and the princess -- The jackal and the guana -- The story of the black cow -- The Brahmin and the wild geese -- The four-gifted princess -- The man who went to seek his fortune -- Three wise men and the king's daughter -- Barbil's son -- The tiger and the rats -- The adventures of a bird -- The legend of Naldera Temple -- The Bunniah's wife and the thief -- Who stole the ruby? -- The story of Vickramadit -- The weaver -- The dog who was a rajah -- The fourth wife is the wisest -- The story of Pir Sab -- The origin of a river -- The golden scorpions -- The story of a pearl -- The Bunniah's ghost -- Bickermanji the inquisitive -- The Brahmin's daughter -- Abul Hussain -- The magician and the merchant -- The snake and the frog -- The barber and the thief -- The story of "Puran" -- Tabaristan -- The painted jackal -- The enchanted bird, music, and stream -- The dog temple -- The beautiful milkmaid -- A remedy for snake-bite -- A legend of Sardana -- The story of "Bunjara Tullao" -- The Anar Pari, or pomegranate fairy.
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Tales -- India
Subject Folklore -- India
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EBook-No. 58816
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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