Ancient & Medieval Literature
epub |eng | 2002-10-14 | Author:Gibbs, Laura, Aesop

Fable 291 (Chambry 172 = Perry 54) The Farmer’s Boy and the Snails A farmer’s boy was roasting snails. When he heard them sizzling in the fire, he said, ‘You ...
( Category: Folklore October 9,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-03-02 | Author:Susan Higginbotham [Higginbotham, Susan]

t h e s t o l e n C r o w n 1 8 9 “What do you think will happen to him?” “Execution.” He spoke as casually ...
( Category: British & Irish October 1,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-08-17 | Author:Judith Affleck and Clive Letchford [Letchford, Judith Affleck and Clive]

What happens next? After the long digression on Egyptian customs in Histories 2, Herodotus returns to his main narrative, the expansion of the Persian empire, at the start of Histories ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 15,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-05-13 | Author:John Donne

So naked at this day, as though man there From paradise so great a distance were, As yet the news could not arrived be Of Adam’s tasting the forbidden tree, ...
( Category: Love Poems August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-04-04 | Author:Aristotle & Robin Waterfield & Harvey Yunis [Aristotle & Waterfield, Robin & Yunis, Harvey]

The conditions in which we feel confident are as follows:a25 • If we believe that we have often been successful without coming to any harm, or that we have always ...
( Category: Speech August 6,2020 )
mobi |eng | 2011-09-13 | Author:Carmen Acevedo Butcher [Butcher, Carmen Acevedo]

1 Emptying your mind of everything except a naked intent for God WHEN YOU WITHDRAW from the world for prayer, don’t worry about anything else on your schedule that day. ...
( Category: Biographies August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2008-08-05 | Author:Pu SongLing

124. Grand Master of the Five Sheep Fleeces Chang Tiyuan, whose style name was Ruyu, lived in Hejin county. When he was a candidate in the lowest level of the ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2008-08-05 | Author:Pu SongLing

45. Chomping on Stones In the city of Xin, the family of aged and respected Wang Qingwen had a young horse groom also named Wang, who, while still young, left ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2012-08-05 | Author:Pu SongLing

386. The Lingxian Fox Court Historian Li, of Lingxian, noticed that the ancient vases, pots, and other antiques in his home were continually being lined up along the edges of ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-08-05 | Author:Pu SongLing

285. Huanniang Wen Ruchun came from an influential family in Shaanxi. When he was young, he was absolutely obsessed with playing the qin, and even when staying at an inn, ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-08-05 | Author:Pu SongLing

Six months passed before the business associate bought an appropriate woman and brought her home to Xi. When they entered his gates, they could see that the concubine was actually ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2009-08-05 | Author:Pu SongLing

206. Peng Haiqiu A zhusheng from Laizhou, named Peng Haogu, was studying far from home. By the time of the Mid-Autumn Festival, he hadn’t returned home, so he was lonely. ...
( Category: Ancient & Medieval Literature August 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2009-11-04 | Author:J. R. Ackerley

February 13th ALMOST every morning now, and sometimes in the late afternoon, Narayan, the young Guest House clerk, comes in to see me. ‘I may come in?’ his soft voice ...
( Category: LGBT August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-11-05 | Author:Jane Ann McLachlan [McLachlan, Jane Ann]

Chapter Fifteen: The Crusaders Luc de Lyon may not have been a fighter but he was a stalwart traveler. He set a brisk pace and kept to it with few ...
( Category: Medieval August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-04 | Author:Jane Ann McLachlan [McLachlan, Jane Ann]

Chapter Fourteen: Confinement My Lady Mother-in-law accompanies me to the rooms she has prepared for my confinement, close by her chambers. She wants to be the first to know when ...
( Category: Cultural Heritage August 5,2020 )