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CONTENTS
PART II. PERSIAN FABLES   PAGE

The Rain-drop

Sadi, "The Burstan" 246
The Vulture and the Kite " 247
The Greedy Cat Anvar-i Suhaili 247
The Camel Driver and the Snake " 249
The Blind Man and the Snake " 252


PART III. CHINESE FABLES

The Bittern and the Mussel "China Review." 257
The Fox and the Tiger " 257
The Locust, the Beetle, the Goldfinch and the Hunter " 258
The King and the Horses That Turned the Mills M. S. Julien 259
The Crow and the Peacock "Contes et L├Ęgendes de l'Annam" 260
The Crows and the Owls "Folk-lore of China" 262
The Folly of Avarice " 263


PART IV. ARMENIAN AND TURKISH FABLES

The Violet and the Iris Mkhithar Goch 267
The Sun's Waning Glory " 267
The Vain Cereals " 268
The Watermelon " 268
The Highwayman and the Priest " 269
The Big Fish and the Frogs " 269
The Plum, the Prune and the Apricot " 270
The Planter and the Pomegranate " 270
The Fig-tree and His Branches " 271
The Thorn and the Vine " 271
The Trees Choosing a King " 272
The Prince and the Flea Vartan 273
The Fox and the Icicle " 273
The Thirty-two Teeth " 273
The Two Kings At War "Fables Turques" 274