Twenty-Four Unusual Stories for Boys and Girls
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Table of Contents:
- The convent free from care
- What the good-man does is sure to be right!
- Where to lay the blame
- The winds, the birds, and the telegraph wires
- Katcha and the devil
- The white dogs of Arran
- Wind an' wave an' wandherin flame
- The king, the queen, and the bee
- The well of the world's end
- Christmas stories: The Christmas cuckoo. The emperor's vision. The voyage of the wee red cap
- Greek legends: The curse of Echo. How the ass became a man again. How Alexander the king got the water of life
- American Indian legends: The first corn. Waukewa's eagle
- Hallowe'en and mystery stories: The roll-call of the reef. How Jan Brewer was piskey-laden. My grandfather Hendry Watty. Childe Rowland. Tam o' shanter. The boggart.