Indian Fairy Tales – Loving Laili

Once there was a king called King Dantal, who had a great many rupees and soldiers and horses. He had also an only son called Prince Majnun, who was a handsome boy with white teeth, red lips, blue eyes, red cheeks, red hair, and a white skin.

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Japanese Fairy Tales – THE STONES OF FIVE COLORS AND THE EMPRESS JOKWA – AN OLD CHINESE STORY
Japanese Fairy Tales – THE STONES OF FIVE COLORS AND THE EMPRESS JOKWA – AN OLD CHINESE STORY

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE STONES OF FIVE COLORS AND THE EMPRESS JOKWA – AN OLD CHINESE STORY

Long, long ago there lived a great Chinese Empress who succeeded her brother the Emperor Fuki. It was the age of giants, and the Empress Jokwa, for that was her name, was twenty-five feet high, nearly as tall as her brother.

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Japanese Fairy Tales – HOW AN OLD MAN LOST HIS WEN
Japanese Fairy Tales – HOW AN OLD MAN LOST HIS WEN

Japanese Fairy Tales – HOW AN OLD MAN LOST HIS WEN

Many, many years ago there lived a good old man who had a wen like a tennis-ball growing out of his right cheek. This lump was a great disfigurement to the old man, and so annoyed him that for many years he spent all his time and money in trying to get rid of it.

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Japanese Fairy Tales – THE OGRE OF RASHOMON
Japanese Fairy Tales – THE OGRE OF RASHOMON

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE OGRE OF RASHOMON

Long, long ago in Kyoto, the people of the city were terrified by accounts of a dreadful ogre, who, it was said, haunted the Gate of Rashomon at twilight and seized whoever passed by.

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Japanese Fairy Tales – THE QUARREL OF THE MONKEY AND THE CRAB
Japanese Fairy Tales – THE QUARREL OF THE MONKEY AND THE CRAB

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE QUARREL OF THE MONKEY AND THE CRAB

Long, long ago, one bright autumn day in Japan, it happened, that a pink-faced monkey and a yellow crab were playing together along the bank of a river. As they were running about, the crab found a rice-dumpling and the monkey a persimmon-seed.

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Japanese Fairy Tales – THE GOBLIN OF ADACHIGAHARA
Japanese Fairy Tales – THE GOBLIN OF ADACHIGAHARA

Japanese Fairy Tales – THE GOBLIN OF ADACHIGAHARA

Long, long ago there was a large plain called Adachigahara, in the province of Mutsu in Japan. This place was said to be haunted by a cannibal goblin who took the form of an old woman.

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