The Giant Crab, and Other Tales from Old India by W. H. D. Rouse

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Author Rouse, W. H. D. (William Henry Denham), 1863-1950
Illustrator Robinson, W. Heath (William Heath), 1872-1944
Title The Giant Crab, and Other Tales from Old India
Note Adaptation of tales from the Jatakas.
Contents The giant crab -- The hypocritical cat -- The crocodile and the monkey -- The axe, the drum, the bowl, and the diamond -- The wise parrot and the foolish parrot -- The dishonest friend -- The mouse and the farmer -- The talkative tortoise -- The monkeys and the gardener -- The goblin and the sneeze -- The grateful beasts and the ungrateful prince -- The goblin in the pool -- The foolish farmer and the king -- The pious wolf -- Birds of a feather -- Spend a pound to win a penny -- The cunning crane and the crab -- Union is strength -- Silence is golden -- The great yellow king and his porter -- The quail and the falcon -- Pride must have a fall -- The bold beggar -- The jackal would a-wooing go -- The lion and the boar -- The goblin city -- Lacknose -- The king's lesson.
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Language English
LoC Class BQ: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Buddhism
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Folklore -- India
Subject Tipitaka. Suttapitaka. Khuddakanikaya. Jataka -- Paraphrases, English
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EBook-No. 36039
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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