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THE STORY OF THE MAGIC HORSE

A story from Arabian Nights In the land of the Persians there lived in ancient times a King who had three daughters and an only son of such beauty that they drew the eyes of all beholders like moonrise in a clear heaven. Now it was the custom in...

THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER

BY MARK TWAIN (Samuel Langhorne Clemens)         PREFACE Most of the adventures recorded in this book really occurred; one or two were experiences of my own, the rest those of boys who were schoolmates of mine. Huck Finn is drawn...

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

STAVE ONE MARLEY’S GHOST Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it. And Scrooge’s...

The foolish Stag

A Stag admired his antlers in a pool but was chased away by a panther. The panther was able to catch up when the Stag got his antlers caught in a tree.

The Giant Turnip

An old man planted some seeds of a turnip but turnip grew so large that he can not pull it out. So he asks for some help from his family and some pets too.

Stone Soup

Stone Soup is an old folk story in which hungry strangers convince the people of a town to each share a small amount of their food in order to make a meal that everyone enjoys.

The Princess and the Pea

ONCE upon a time there was a prince who wanted to marry a princess; but she would have to be a real princess. He travelled all over the world to find one, but nowhere could he get what he wanted. There were princesses enough, but it was difficult to...

Goldilocks and The Three Bears

nce upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks.  She went for a walk in the forest.  Pretty soon, she came upon a house.  She knocked and, when no one answered, she walked right in. At the table in the kitchen, there were three bowls of...

The Brahman’s Goat

a certain town lived a Brahman named Mitra Sharma, who had undertaken the labour of maintaining the sacred fire. One day in the month of February, when a gentle breeze was blowing, when the sky was veiled in clouds and a drizzling rain was falling...

The Cat’s Judgement

one time there lived many animals in a certain tree. And beneath the same tree dwelt one bird, a partridge. One day the partridge went foraging with other birds to a spot where the rice was ripe and abundant, and he did not return at nightfall...

How the Rabbit Fooled the Elephant

a part of a forest lived an elephant-king named Four-Tusk, who had a numerous retinue of elephants. His time was spent in protecting the herd. Now once there came a twelve-year drought, so that tanks, ponds, swamps, and lakes went dry. Then all the...

The Mice That Set Elephants Free

here was once a region where people, houses, and temples had fallen into decay. So the mice, who were old settlers there, occupied the chinks in the floors of stately dwellings with sons, grandsons (both in the male and female line), and further...

The Bull and the Jackal

a certain town lived a young & virile bull. Full of energy, he abandoned the herd and went wild in the forest. In that forest lived a jackal with his wife. They used to catch mice on the riverbank as they would come to drink water. One day...

Mister Duly

nce there lived a merchant named Sagargupta. His son picked up a book at a sale for a hundred rupees. The entire book consisted of only one verse: “Man gets what is in his destiny, Even God cannot prevent it. To me it makes no difference, What’s...

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