Tanglewood Tales (1921)

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Tanglewood Tales  (1921) 
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Illustrations by Virginia Frances Sterrett.
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alt=TANGLEWOOD TALES  by  NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE  Illustrated by  Virginia Frances Sterrett THE PENN PUBLISHING COMPANY  PHILADELPHIA


Copyright 1921 by THE PENN PUBLISHING COMPANY


CONTENTS

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The Minotaur 1
The Pygmies 43
The Dragon's Teeth 73
Circe's Palace 117
The Pomegranate Seeds 161
The Golden Fleece 209


ILLUSTRATIONS

Cadmus beheld a female figure, wonderfully beautiful . . . Frontispiece

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He tugged and toiled amain ...... 3

She whipped up the snakes and ascended high over the city . 17

"Thou hast slain the monster", cried Ariadne, clasping her hands 37

He concluded that his dear son had been eaten by the Minotaur 41

This giant and these pygmies were all brethren . . 46

The giant gave them his brotherly kindness ... 48

They were constantly at war with the cranes ... 53

"Alas ! my dear children", answered poor Queen Telephassa 81

"Sacred Oracle of Delphi, wither shall I go"? ... 97

This pitiless reptile had killed his poo.r companions . . 105

At a distance he beheld stately towers .... 119

The voyagers examined the web of cloth .... 135

"Wretch" ! cried Circe 153

They brought along with them a great many beautiful shells . 161

So she peeped into the entrance of the cave . . . 181

They arrived at the sunniest spot in the world . . . 185

"I shall not touch it I assure you", said she . . . 200

"What shall I do"? said he 222

"I am the king's daughter" 242

At the appointed hour he met the beautiful Medea . . 244

"What is it" ? asked Jason 256


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