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Beauty and the Beast : And Tales of Home

By Taylor, Bayard

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Book Id: WPLBN0000580140
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 737,888 KB.
Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: Beauty and the Beast : And Tales of Home  
Author: Taylor, Bayard
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Children's literature, Children's fiction
Collections: Children's Literature Collection
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Taylor, B. (n.d.). Beauty and the Beast : And Tales of Home. Retrieved from http://community.schoollibrary.com/


Excerpt
Excerpt: We are about to relate a story of mingled fact and fancy. The facts are borrowed from the Russian author, Petjerski; the fancy is our own. Our task will chiefly be to soften the outlines of incidents almost too sharp and rugged for literary use, to supply them with the necessary coloring and sentiment, and to give a coherent and proportioned shape to the irregular fragments of an old chronicle. We know something, from other sources, of the customs described, something of the character of the people from personal observation, and may therefore the more freely take such liberties as we choose with the rude, vigorous sketches of the Russian original. One who happens to have read the work of Villebois can easily comprehend the existence of a state of society, on the banks...

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, 7 -- THE STRANGE FRIEND, 75 -- JACOB FLINT'S JOURNEY, 107 -- CAN A LIFE HIDE ITSELF?, 139 -- TWIN-LOVE, 169 -- THE EXPERIENCES OF THE A. C, 193 -- FRIEND ELI'S DAUGHTER, 241 -- MISS BARTRAM'S TROUBLE, 283 -- MRS. STRONGITHARM'S REPORT, 307

 
 



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