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Fairy Tales | The Magic Bed

From The Magic Bed translated by Hartwell James (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1910) One very hot day, a young Prince, or Rajah as they

Fairy Tales | The sprightly tailor

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) A sprightly tailor was employed by the great Macdonald, in his

Fairy Tales | The old house

From Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales First Series (London: Ginn and Company, 1914) A very old house once stood in a street with several others that

Fairy Tales | Conal Yellowclaw

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) Conall Yellowclaw was a sturdy tenant in Erin: he had three

Fairy Tales | The horned women

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) A rich woman sat up late one night carding and preparing

Fairy Tales | The field of Bolianus

From Celtic Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs (New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1892) One fine day in harvest—it was indeed Lady-day in harvest, that

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