Custom Stories From Choiseul

Format: Pamphlet

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.09 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Logan: Utah State University Press, 2005. The Deserter with the Tinderbox (Austria, J. Pele, incensed at his answer, stamped her foot on the ground and an earthquake followed, which rent the hill in sunder. It is most likely that it was originally connected to a Gothic name that after Slavicization remained to become a widespread ethnonym, a fairly long process that started in the early common era (ECE) and went through various mutations in written accounts until the more commonly known versions from the 8th to 12th century were recorded.

[...]

The Epic of Qayaq: The Longest Story Ever Told by My People

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.10 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Said he, �Go to Mokuleia, and you will find my wooden idol; bring it here and set it up alongside of my stone idol.� But they demurred, as it was a dark night and there were usually quicksands [253]after a freshet in the Kamananui River. But he spoke fearlessly of the vengeance that would fall upon the King in consequence of his death, and during their murderous attack upon him proclaimed with his dying breath: �You, O King, that kill me here at Puuloa, the time is near when a direct death will be yours.

[...]

With a Twinkle in Your Eye (Odds Bodkin Musical Story

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.28 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In English folklore, Oberon is the king of the elves. Later, it brought back a leaf from a certain grove, and the old man knew the water was abating. [ Frazer, pp. 324-325] In early times, many people had gone to war with other tribes; even medicine men had killed people. He lay on the grass chewing tobacco, when the gazelle trotted up. 'Good evening, my master; how have you fared all day? Ask how the word "veteran" was defined for the study and also how veteran status was verified.

[...]

Uighur Stories From Along the Silk Road

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.86 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

But he could not expect to make much of an impression on the maiden�s susceptibilities in propria persona, even though he was perfectly able to take her bodily into his capacious maw; so he must needs go courting in a more pleasing way. Yet, pregnancy continues to inspire its own set of myths and tales — and parents who wouldn't dream of skipping a prenatal appointment might wonder whether Great Aunt Sally's predictions about Junior's gender could be on the money.

[...]

Performing Dreams: Discourses of Immortality Among the

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.43 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Latinized form of Greek Kynthia which means "woman from Kynthos". He returned to the area of the lynxes before daybreak, transformed himself into a stump, and waited. After all, stories flow across borders, and the origin of some tales are older than the nations who claim them. Take each part to a different place and breathe into it your own breath. Religion has a habit of saying its claims are true until it is blatantly obvious that they are wrong.

[...]

Outlaw Tales: Legends, Myths, and Folklore from America's

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.10 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In many mythologies, the hawk is a solar bird, associated with sun gods. I believe there is some truth in all belief systems. This volume will appeal most to collectors. Historians have conjectured that the Chinese mythology began in 12th century B. I was on the late shift to start with, since I was a bit of a night owl. Eating owl eyes was believed to enable a person to see in the dark, while owl meat was believed to be an aphrodisiac. One day, the Queen took the children down to the lake to teach them to swim, but once the children got into the water, the evil Queen cast a spell on them, turning them into Swans.

[...]

The Arabian Nights: Based on the Text of the

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.31 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

There once was a crazy ghost over Poughkeepsie way that got folks so plumb scared that nobody would stay more than one night in its house. Some evil-minded persons heard Kamalo�s boys drumming on the Kaeke and immediately went and told Kupa that the priest�s children were reviling him in the grossest manner on his own drum. I notice on the days I work that there is a full moon and the beds are full of women in labor. After a while, everyone learned the four names.

[...]

Poems, Rhymes, and Sayings

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.29 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In all these cases the incidents obtain their peculiar significance by being worked into different plots. Consider also this: just how could such a statistic ever be accurately measured in the first place? She looked at him some time and, recognizing him from oft repeated descriptions, asked him to enter; but Kauhi refused, and asked her to come outside. If I've done any wrong, may The elders agreed to the chastity test.

[...]

Folk Stories from Southern Nigeria: West Africa

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.89 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Some birds, including the swallow, buzzard, raven, oriole, and hummingbird, clung to the sky with their bills. He arrived at Kau, stopping at Kiolakaa, on the west side of Waiohinu, where a great multitude of people were residing, and Lono was their chief. As the earth stiffened, the animals came down from the rainbow. It also allows the user to poll entries from his CDrom - Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology. So companies, consultants, and employees can continue to rant that LSS requires top leadership commitment and settle for a dismal 1 sigma success rate, or they can recognize that for Six Sigma to succeed, you need hubs, not hierarchies.

[...]

Folklore, Cultural Performances, and Popular Entertainments:

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 14.33 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

It is kept in a braid like a mother's hair. For example, many cities have a story of a “Hitchhiker Ghost”, a beautiful woman who hitches a ride home with a good samaritan, then leave a possession in the car. Appleseed, Johnny (John Chapman, 1774–1847): Massachusetts-born nurseryman; reputed to have spread seeds and seedlings out of which grew the apple orchards of the Midwest. He took revenge on those who had detained his dogs. They helped Zeus defeat their brother, Cronus, by forging lightning bolts.

[...]