Fifty Famous Stories Retold (version 2)

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James Baldwin 1896
English
  • Concerning These Stories
  • King Alfred and the Cakes
  • King Alfred and the Beggar
  • King Canute on the Seashore
  • The Sons of William the Conqueror
  • The White Ship
  • King John and the Abbot
  • A Story of Robin Hood
  • Bruce and the Spider
  • The Black Douglas
  • Three Men of Gotham
  • Other Wise Men of Gotham
  • The Miller of the Dee
  • Sir Philip Sidney
  • The Ungrateful Soldier
  • Sir Humphrey Gilbert
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Pocahontas
  • George Washington and his Hatchet
  • Grace Darling
  • The Story of William Tell
  • Arnold Winkelried
  • The Bell of Atri
  • How Napoleon Crossed the Alps
  • The Story of Cincinnatus
  • The Story of Regulus
  • Cornelia's Jewels
  • Androclus and the Lion
  • Horatius at the Bridge
  • Julius Cæsar
  • The Sword of Damocles
  • Damon and Pythias
  • A Laconic Answer
  • The Ungrateful Guest
  • Alexander and Bucephalus
  • Diogenes the Wise Man
  • The Brave Three Hundred
  • Socrates and his House
  • The King and his Hawk
  • Doctor Goldsmith
  • The Kingdoms
  • The Barmecide Feast
  • The Endless Tale
  • The Blind Men and the Elephant
  • Maximilian and the Goose Boy
  • The Inchcape Rock
  • Whittington and his Cat
  • Casabianca
  • Antonio Canova
  • Picciola
  • Mignon
Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy, and are intended only to amuse. Some are derived from very ancient sources, and are current in the literature of many lands; some have come to us through the ballads and folk tales of the English people; a few are of quite recent origin (Excerpt from text)

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