Fables for the Frivolous by Guy Wetmore Carryl

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Author Carryl, Guy Wetmore, 1873-1904
Illustrator Newell, Peter, 1862-1924
Title Fables for the Frivolous
Contents The ambitious fox and the unapproachable grapes -- The persevering tortoise and the pretentious hare -- The patrician peacocks and the overweening jay -- The arrogant frog and the superior bull -- The domineering eagle and the inventive bratling -- The iconoclastic rustic and the apropos acorn -- The unusual goose and the imbecilic woodcutter -- The rude rat and the unostentatious oyster -- The urban rat and the suburban rat -- The impecunious cricket and the frugal ant -- The pampered lapdog and the misguided ass -- The vainglorious oak and the modest bullrush -- The inhuman wolf and the lamb sans gene -- The sycophantic fox and the gullible raven -- The microscopic trout and the machiavellian fisherman -- The confiding peasant and the maladroit bear -- The precipitate cock and the unappreciated pearl -- The abbreviated fox and his sceptical comrades -- The hospitable caledonian and the thankless viper -- The impetuous breeze and the diplomatic sun.
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Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject Fables
Subject Humorous poetry
Category Text
EBook-No. 6438
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 29, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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