Chinese fairy tales; forty stories told by almond-eyed folk by Adele M. Fielde
By Adele M. Fielde
40 chinese language fairy stories associated jointly through an overarching tale entitled The strayed arrow.
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Suppose, said Pearl, that if we give just what we can to the needy, and if all our gifts are wisely used by the recipient, then trouble comes to an end. My notion, said Grouse, I is that we give to others chiefly in order to save trouble to as did my aunt when she carried her ten ounces of silver to her daughter's husband, a silversmith, who had agreed to make it up into jewelry at a low cost. " the old " woman never mind, steal some of it by all means ourselves ; ! ; steal some ! " The Two Melons.
Him the best the neighborhood and all of to bring their gleanings in the treasures they collected in their excursions to distant regions. He sawwhere they had stowed the valuable articles accumulated during past years, and at his leisure he examined and assorted them. One day when the apes were away he took all their made his way out of the forest own door. His wife, seeing him portable wealth and and back to his more shabby than ever, poured reproaches upon him, but he silenced her by putting a piece of gold in her Having enough hand.
Soon how after the he the capital, the empress heard left emperor's seal had been recovered, and, wishing to see for herself an exhibition of such a wonderful sense of smell, she called the palace. into a around She put a kitten, closed basket, her, and, wrapped calling had the man brought the basket contained. He gazed in, in raw cotton, to divine what at the basket, and seemed more be hidden there, he persuaded himself that he should soon lose his head. to consider to her her household as he could think of no one thing that likely than another to man whether he could escape by He began flight ; but : The Strayed Arrow.