Myths That Every Child Should Know: A Selection of the Classic Myths of All Times for Young People

Myths That Every Child Should Know: A Selection of the Classic Myths of All Times for Young People

by Hamilton Wright Mabie
     
 

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Among every people and in every language there are found stories, superstitions, traditions, phrases, which are not to be explained by the thoughts or ideas or beliefs of people now living; and the same stories, superstitions, phrases, are found among people as far apart as those of Norway and Australia. The people of to-day tell these stories or remember the

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Among every people and in every language there are found stories, superstitions, traditions, phrases, which are not to be explained by the thoughts or ideas or beliefs of people now living; and the same stories, superstitions, phrases, are found among people as far apart as those of Norway and Australia. The people of to-day tell these stories or remember the superstitions or use the phrases without understanding where they came from or what they meant when first used. As the ground in some sections is full of arrow heads that have been buried no one knows how many centuries, so the poetry we read, the music we hear, the stories told us when we are children, have come down from a time in the history of man so early that there are in many cases no other records or remains of it. These stories vary greatly in details; they fit every climate and wear the peculiar dress of every country...

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ISBN-13:
9781105995750
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
07/24/2012
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LULU PRESS
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NOOK Book
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1,079,554
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1 MB

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