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Fifty Famous Stories Retold
by James Baldwin
Includes fifty legendary tales depicting certain romantic episodes in the lives of well-known heroes and famous men, or in the history of a people. Children naturally take a deep interest in such stories. The reading of them will not only give pleasure but will lay the foundation for broader literary studies, as nearly all are the subjects of frequent allusions in poetry and prose.  Ages 6-9
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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 Abbott
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
Ungrateful Soldier
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Sir Walter Raleigh
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
Antonio Canova

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