Connla of the Fiery Hair was son of Conn of the Hundred Fights. One day as he stood by the side of his father on the height of Usna, he saw a maiden clad in strange attire coming towards him.
The Story of the Brother Who Knew That Good Was Stronger Than Evil
Once upon a time there was a girl who was married to a husband that she never saw. And the way this was, was that he was only at home at night, and would never have any light in the house.
Once upon a time there lived a King and a Queen who didn't differ much from all the other kings and queens who have lived since Time began.
In ancient days there lived a king and queen; the former was old but the latter young. Although they loved one another dearly they were very unhappy, for God had not given them any children. They fretted and grieved about this so deeply that the queen became ill with melancholy.
FIRST STORY. Which Treats of a Mirror and of the Splinters
Once upon a time there reigned a King in Colchester, valiant, strong, wise, famous as a good ruler.
Once upon a time, and a very good time it was, though it wasn't in my time, nor in your time, nor any one else's time, there was a young lad of eighteen or so named Tom Tiver working on the Hall Farm.
Once upon a time there was a little princess who lived in a magnificent royal palace.
Once upon a time, and a very good time it was, though it wasn't in my time, nor in your time, nor any one else's time, there was a girl whose mother had died, and her father had married again.
Long, long ago there lived, in Japan a brave warrior known to all as Tawara Toda, or "My Lord Bag of Rice."
A woman was sitting at her reel one night; And still she sat, and still she reeled, and still she wished for company.
An accomplished wizard once lived on the top floor of a tenement house and passed his time in thoughtful study and studious thought.
The Story of the Man Who Understood the Language of the Animals
A poor blind Brahman and his wife were dependent on their son for their subsistence. Every day the young fellow used to go out and get what he could by begging.
Once upon a time there was a teeny-tiny woman lived in a teeny-tiny house in a teeny-tiny village. Now, one day this teeny-tiny woman put on her teeny-tiny bonnet, and went out of her teeny-tiny house to take a teeny-tiny walk.
An Indian hunter went into the forest in search of game.
THE GOLDEN BEETLE OR WHY THE DOG HATES THE CAT
"What we shall eat tomorrow, I haven't the slightest idea!" said Widow Wang to her eldest son, as he started out one morning in search of work.
Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse both lived in a house,
Titty Mouse went a leasing and Tatty Mouse went a leasing,
Every boy has wondered how there came to be two of him.