Folk-Tales of Bengal by Lal Behari Day

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Author Day, Lal Behari, 1826-1894
Illustrator Goble, Warwick, 1862-1943
LoC No. 96910433
Title Folk-Tales of Bengal
Contents Life's secret -- Phakir Chand -- The indigent Brahman -- The story of the Rakshasas -- The story of Swet-Basanta -- The evil eye of Sani -- The boy whom seven mothers suckled -- The story of Prince Sobur -- The origin of opium -- Strike but hear -- The adventures of two thieves and of their sons -- The Ghost-Brahman -- The man who wished to be perfect -- A ghostly wife -- The story of a Brahmadaitya -- The story of a Hiraman -- The origin of rubies -- The match-making jackal -- The boy with the moon on his forehead -- The ghost who was afraid of being bagged -- The field of bones -- The bald wife.
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Language English
LoC Class GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore
Subject Tales -- India -- Bengal
Subject Bengali (South Asian people) -- Folklore
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EBook-No. 38488
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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