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Myths That Every Child Should Know

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By: (1846-1916)

A selection of famous and timeless myths, adapted for a junior audience.

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[Illustration: MEDEIA AND JASON WITH THE GOLDEN FLEECE]

MYTHS THAT EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW

A SELECTION OF THE CLASSIC MYTHS OF ALL TIMES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

EDITED BY HAMILTON WRIGHT MABIE

ILLUSTRATED AND DECORATED BY BLANCHE OSTERTAG

NEW YORK Doubleday, Page & Company 1906

NOTE

The editor and publishers wish to express their appreciation of the courtesy of Messrs. Houghton, Mifflin & Co., Dodd, Mead & Co., and the Macmillan Company, by means of which they have been enabled to reprint stories from Hawthorne's "Wonder Book" and "Tanglewood Tales," from "In the Days of Giants," from "Norse Stories," from Church's "Stories from Homer," and from Kingsley's "Greek Heroes."

CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION ix

CHAPTER PAGE

I. THE THREE GOLDEN APPLES 3 (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book")

II. THE POMEGRANATE SEEDS 27 (Hawthorne's "Tanglewood Tales")

III. THE CHIMÆRA 65 (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book")

IV. THE GOLDEN TOUCH 92 (Hawthorne's "Wonder Book")

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