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Once there were two Cocks living in the same farmyard who could not bear the sight of each other.

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A poor Fisherman, who lived on the fish he caught, had bad luck one day and caught nothing but a very small fry.

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An Ass found a Lion's skin left in the forest by a hunter. He dressed himself in it, and amused himself by hiding in a thicket and rushing out suddenly at the animals who passed that way.

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Japanese Fairy Tales – THE MIRROR OF MATSUYAMA – A STORY OF OLD JAPAN

Long years ago in old Japan there lived in the Province of Echigo, a very remote part of Japan even in these days, a man and his wife.

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE BAMBOO-CUTTER AND THE MOON-CHILD

Long, long ago, there lived an old bamboo wood-cutter. He was very poor and sad also, for no child had Heaven sent to cheer his old age, and in his heart there was no hope of rest from work till he died and was laid in the quiet grave.

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE STORY OF THE MAN WHO DID NOT WISH TO DIE

Long, long ago there lived a man called Sentaro. His surname meant "Millionaire," but although he was not so rich as all that, he was still very far removed from being poor.

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Many, many years ago there lived in Nara, the ancient Capital of Japan, a wise State minister, by name Prince Toyonari Fujiwara. His wife...

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Long, long ago there lived in Kyoto a brave soldier named Kintoki. Now he fell in love with a beautiful lady and married her.

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE shinansha OR THE SOUTH POINTING CARRIAGE

The compass, with its needle always pointing to the North, is quite a common thing, and no one thinks that it is remarkable now, though when it was first invented it must have been a wonder.

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE FARMER AND THE BADGER

Long, long ago, there lived an old farmer and his wife who had made their home in the mountains, far from any town.

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Long, long ago in the province of Tango there lived on the shore of Japan in the little fishing village of Mizu-no-ye a young fisherman named Urashima Taro.

THE TONGUE-CUT SPARROW – Japanese Fairy Tales

Long, long ago in Japan there lived an old man and his wife. The old man was a good, kind-hearted, hard-working old fellow, but his wife was a regular cross-patch, who spoiled the happiness of her home by her scolding tongue.

MY LORD BAG OF RICE – Japanese Fairy Tales

Long, long ago there lived, in Japan a brave warrior known to all as Tawara Toda, or "My Lord Bag of Rice."

LU-SAN, DAUGHTER OF HEAVEN – Chinese Fairy Tales

Lu-san went to bed without any supper, but her little heart was hungry for something more than food.

THE MAN WHO WOULD NOT SCOLD – Chinese Fairy Tales

Old Wang lived in a village near Nanking. He cared for nothing in the world but to eat good food and plenty of it.

THE GOLDEN NUGGET – Chinese Fairy Tales

Once upon a time many, many years ago, there lived in China two friends named Ki-wu and Pao-shu.

THE WOODEN TABLET – Chinese Fairy Tales

Yes, my boy, whatever happens, be sure to save that tablet. It is the only thing we have left worth keeping."

THE PHANTOM VESSEL – Chinese Fairy Tales

Once a ship loaded with pleasure-seekers was sailing from North China to Shanghai. High winds and stormy weather had delayed her, and she was still one week from port when a great plague broke out on board.

THE TWO JUGGLERS – Chinese Fairy Tales

One beautiful spring day two men strolled into the public square of a well-known Chinese city. They were plainly dressed and looked like ordinary...

THE PRINCESS KWAN-YIN – Chinese Fairy Tales

Once upon a time in China there lived a certain king who had three daughters. The fairest and best of these was Kwan-yin, the youngest.

THE NODDING TIGER – Chinese Fairy Tales

Just outside the walls of a Chinese city there lived a young woodcutter named T'ang and his old mother, a woman of seventy.

THE MAD GOOSE AND THE TIGER FOREST – Chinese Fairy Tales

Hu-lin was a little slave girl. She had been sold by her father when she was scarcely more than a baby, and had lived for five years with a number of other children in a wretched houseboat. Her cruel master treated her very badly.

BAMBOO AND THE TURTLE- Chinese Fairy Tales

Aparty of visitors had been seeing the sights at Hsi Ling. They had just passed down the Holy Way between the huge stone animals when Bamboo, a little boy of twelve, son of a keeper, rushed out from his father's house to see the mandarins go by.

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