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THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

In Ten Volumes

Illustrated

VOLUME III

STORIES FROM THE CLASSICS

Selected & Arranged by

EVA MARCH TAPPAN

Houghton Mifflin Company

1907

[Illustration: " It is strange that they let that dog lie there "]

Between the dark and the daylight, when the night is beginning to lower comes a pause in the days occupations, that is known as the Children's Hour.

NOTE

All rights in stories in this volume are reserved by the holders of the copyrights. The publishers and others named in the subjoined list are the proprietors, either in their own right or as agents for the authors, of the stories taken from the works enumerated, of which the ownership is hereby acknowledged. The editor takes this opportunity to thank both authors and publishers for the ready generosity with which they have allowed her to include these stories in "The Children's Hour."

"The Wonder Book," and "Tanglewood Tales," by Nathaniel Hawthorne; published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company.

"Old Greek Folk Stories," by Josephine Preston Peabody; published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company.

"The Odyssey of Homer," English prose version by George Herbert Palmer; published by Houghton, Mifflin & Company.

CONTENTS

TO THE CHILDREN

STORIES FROM HERODOTUS LADRONIUS, THE PRINCE OF THIEVES Retold by G. H. Boden and W. Barrington d'Almeida ARION AND THE DOLPHIN Retold by G. H. Boden and W. Barrington d'Almeida

STORIES FROM LIVY ROMULUS, FOUNDER OF ROME Alfred J. Church HOW HORATIUS HELD THE BRIDGE Alfred J. Church HOW CINCINNATUS SAVED ROME Alfred J. Church THE STORY OF VIRGINIA Alfred J. Church THE SACRIFICE OF MARCUS CURTIUS Alfred J. Church

STORIES FROM OVID THE MIRACULOUS PITCHER Nathaniel Hawthorne THE GOLDEN TOUCH Nathaniel Hawthorne THE POMEGRANATE SEEDS Nathaniel Hawthorne

OLD GREEK FOLK STORIES ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE Josephine Preston Peabody ICARUS AND DÆDALUS Josephine Preston Peabody PHAETHON Josephine Preston Peabody NIOBE Josephine Preston Peabody PYRAMUS AND THISBE Josephine Preston Peabody

STORIES OF THE TROJAN WAR THE APPLE OF DISCORD Josephine Preston Peabody THE QUARREL BETWEEN AGAMEMNON AND ACHILLES Alfred J. Church THE FIGHT BETWEEN PARIS AND MENELAUS Walter C. Perry THE DUEL BETWEEN HECTOR AND AJAX Walter C. Perry THE DEATH OF PATROCLUS AND THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER Alfred J. Church VULCAN MAKES ARMOR FOR ACHILLES Walter C. Perry THE SLAYING OF HECTOR Walter C. Perry THE FUNERAL GAMES IN HONOR OF PATROCLUS Walter C. Perry THE WOODEN HORSE AND THE FALL OF TROY Josephine Preston Peabody

THE WANDERINGS OF ULYSSES AN ADVENTURE WITH THE CYCLOPS Alfred J. Church CIRCE'S PALACE Nathaniel Hawthorne THE SIRENS SCYLLA AND CHARYBDIS Translated by George Herbert Palmer

ULYSSES IN ITHACA ULYSSES LANDS ON THE SHORE OF ITHACA F. S. Marvin, R. J. C. Mayor, and F. M. Stowell ULYSSES AT THE HOUSE OF THE SWINEHERD F. S. Marvin, R. J. C. Mayor, and F. M. Stowell THE VENGEANCE OF ULYSSES A. HIS RECEPTION AT THE PALACE F. S. Marvin, R. J. C. Mayor, and F. M. Stowell B. THE TRIAL OF THE BOW Translated by George Herbert Palmer C. THE SLAYING OF THE SUITORS F... Continue reading book >>


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