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[No. 22.]

Title of Story. — The Lioness and the Antelope. Dramatis PersonSB — Lioness.— Her cub.— Antelope.

Abstract of Story. — in old times there was a lioness, and she was with young, and bore a cub ; and when she had borne her cub she was seized with hunger seven days. And she said, " I will go outside and look for food." And when she went outside she saw an antelope feeding. And she crept up to it. And the antelope turned its head and saw the lioness, and said to her, " "Welcome, cousin ! " And the lioness was ashamed, so that she did not seize it ; because it called her cousin.

Alphabetical List of Incidents.

Animals, kindness for each other. Antelope, calls itself cousin to lion. Cousin, antelope considered as, to lion. Lion, called cousin by antelope.

Where l^uhlished-.^SwaUU Tales, by Edward Steere. London, 1870. Tale No. 17, p. 437.

Nature of Collection,— whether:—

1. Original or translation. — Translation from Swahili.

2. If hy word of mouth, state narrator^ s name. — Told to Dr. Steere by

Munyi Khatibu, a native of Mtang'ata, a place on the mainland, oppo- site the island of Pemba.

3. Otlier particulars.

Special Points noted by the Editor of the above.— iv?/.

Remarks by the Tabulator mi.

(Signed) Janet Key.

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