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Wonder tales from windmill lands

Frances Jenkins Olcott

Wonder tales from windmill lands

from the Dutch and other sources

by Frances Jenkins Olcott

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Published by Longmans, Green and Co. in New York [etc.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frances Jenkins Olcott; illustrated by Herman Rosse.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, [1], 238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14178876M
LC Control Number26019755

On a second motion, it was agreed that only the strongest birds should attempt the flight. But with the ebb the water fell again, and left me alone again with the callous mud among the forgotten things that drift no more, and with the sight of all those desolate houses, and with the knowledge among all of us that each was dead. At this time, this kind of tales was avidly lapped up by the aristocracy. And whenever its thirst, glowing in space like a great sun, comes upon the beast, the tiger of the gods creeps down to the river to drink. There were many printings; here are some of the publication years and binding notes, although there may well be others.

I waited for some hours, knowing this. The older, stronger girl survives, but her younger brother is too weakened and dies. They said: "Sir, you have spoken blasphemy against the Sea. Many had gone up Poltarnees sworn to return.

A stork lays on a bit of wood, and then goes at his toilet again, looking around to see that other folks are busy. If a man sets an old cart Wonder tales from windmill lands book flat on a tree-top, the storks accept this, as an invitation to come and stay. And the sun came up over a world of orchards, and the sea-mists went back over Poltarnees to the Sea; little wild voices arose in all the thickets, the voices of the fountains began to die, and the song arose, in all the marble temples, of the birds that are sacred to the Sea. And the river sweeps onwards ever. And from the market-place I came to a silver temple and then to a palace of onyx, and there were many wonders in Perdondaris, and I would have stayed and seen them all, but as I came to the outer wall of the city I suddenly saw in it a huge ivory gate.


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There are cities full of happiness and cities full of pleasure, and cities full of gloom. Bank and shop There is a bank in Zanaris, close to a general store. The wise bird had an excellent reputation, not only for being kind to its young, but also for attending to the wants of its parents, when they were old.

And there is a Higher Faith which is not told to all. And Athelvok kept his spear out straight before him, and the fingers of his left hand he held rigid and straight, not pointing upwards, and so Wonder tales from windmill lands book not come to the surface, but was carried onward by the strength of his spring and passed unentangled through the stems of the flowers.

She warned him, however, not to go too near to that curious red pole, of which he had heard. Not impossible, but … in the story Wonder tales from windmill lands book children die. They were not surprised at their diet, or eating habits, but they soon discovered that the storks were not song birds.

For some years I watched these signs attentively, until I became certain that London was passing away. A tetrahedron shaped module holding 5, inhabitants was designed and a comprehensive engineering report was submitted together with a large model which is on display in the lobby of the Lyndon B.

One of them carried a broom, and when he saw the rocking-horse he said nothing, but broke off the handle from the broom and thrust it between his braces and his shirt on the left side. Librarian[ edit ] Olcott was an assistant librarian of the Brooklyn Public Library from — Through the gate I saw the city.

Frog would not at first let her son go, but promised that as soon as the tadpole lost his tail, and his flippers had turned into fore legs, and his hind quarters had properly sprouted, so that he could hop out of danger, he might then venture on his travels.

And the moon touched the heads of all the fountains, and the grey columns broke into fairy lights. And as I lay wrapped up in skins and blankets, listening to those songs, and watching the fantastic shapes of the great trees like to black giants stalking through the night, I suddenly fell asleep.

But for three nights I heard all round me on the mountain the sounds of a great city: I saw the lights of tall cathedral windows flash momentarily on the peaks, and at times the glimmering lantern of some fortress patrol.

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And now the sun was moving toward his heights, and there had reached us on the River Yann the song of those countless myriads of choirs that attend him in his progress round the world. Then night came down over the plains of Tlun, and we saw the lights of Cappadarnia.

At that moment the Sea sang a dirge at sunset for all the harm that he had done in anger and all the ruin wrought on adventurous ships; and there were tears in the voice of the tyrannous Sea, for he had loved the galleons that he had overwhelmed, and he called all men to him and all living things that he might make amends, because he had loved the bones that he had strewn afar.

And so the bargain was concluded, and the merchant took the toomarund and tollub, paying for them out of a great clinking purse. No less silently than those shadows that are thin and dead move homewards the stealthy cats.

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Towards evening he shakes out his wings, flaps them once or twice, and takes a walk, but he is never in haste.

So when they heard about the storks in Africa, and what hearty appetites they had, for the various wrigglers, crawlers, jumpers and splashers in the waters, they resolved to invite them, in a body, to Holland. Many a thing have I bound relentlessly for months and years; for I used to come coiling into warehouses where the great boxes lay all open to the air, and one of them would be suddenly closed up, and my fearful strength would be set on him like accurse, and if his timbers groaned when first I seized them, or if they creaked aloud in the lonely night, thinking of woodlands out of which they came, then I only gripped them tighter still, for the poor useless hate is in my soul of those that made me in the place of doom.

And when the heat of the day began to abate, and the sun drew near to the snows on the Hills of Hap, the note of the zootibar still rose clear from the gardens, and the brilliant dresses of the dancers still wound among the flowers.

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