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Fables and folk tales, from an eastern forest,

Author: Walter William Skeat
Publisher: Singapore, D. Moore, [1955]
Series: Malayan heritage series. 7
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter William Skeat
OCLC Number: 3862149
Description: 87 pages illustrations 19 cm.
Contents: Father Lame-stick and the flower-pecker --
The king of the tigers is sick --
The mouse-deer's shipwreck --
Who killed the otter's babies? --
A vegetarian dispute --
The friendship of Tūpai the squirrel and Rūan the creeping fish --The pelican's punishment --
The tiger gets his deserts --
The tiger's mistake --
The tune that makes the tiger drowsy --
The tiger's fold --
The tiger and the shadow --
Wit wins the day --
The king-crow and the water-snail --
Father "Follow-my-nose" and the four priests --
The elephant-princess and the prince --
The elephant has a bet with the tiger --
Princess Sādong of the caves --
The saint that was shot out of his own cannon --
The saints whose gravestones moved --
Nakhōda Rágam who was pricked to death by his wife's needle --
The legend of Pătāni --
A Malayan deluge --
King Solomon and the birds --
The outwitting of the Gĕdémbai --
The silver prince, and Princess Lemon-grass.
Series Title: Malayan heritage series. 7
Responsibility: collected and translated by Walter Skeat. Illustrated by F.H. Townsend.

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