The Age of Fable

The Age of Fable

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by Thomas Bulfinch
     
 

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If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation. But if that which tends to make us happier and better can be called useful, then we claim that epithet for our subject. For Mythology is the handmaid of literature; and literature is one… See more details below

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If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation. But if that which tends to make us happier and better can be called useful, then we claim that epithet for our subject. For Mythology is the handmaid of literature; and literature is one of the best allies of virtue and promoters of happiness.

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ISBN-13:
9781500376192
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/08/2014
Pages:
142
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.30(d)

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