Myth, Ritual and Religion, Vol 2 by Andrew Lang

Longmans, Green, And Co.39 Paternoster Row, LondonNew York And Bombay 1901 First printed, August, 1887 MYTH, RITUAL AND RELIGION CONTENTS CHAPTER XII. GODS OF THE LOWEST RACES.CHAPTER XIII.GODS OF THE LOWEST RACES.CHAPTER XIV. AMERICAN DIVINE MYTHSCHAPTER XV. MEXICAN DIVINE MYTHSCHAPTER…

The World’s Desire by Andrew Lang

Etext prepared by John Bickers, jbickers@ihug.co.nz Dagny, dagnyj@hotmail.com and Emma Dudding, emma_302@hotmail.com The World’s Desire by H. Rider Haggard and Andrew Lang To W. B. RICHMOND, A.R.A. PREFACE The period in which the story of /The World’s Desire/ is cast, was a period when, as Miss Braddon remarks of the age of the Plantagenets, “anything

The Valet’s Tragedy and Other Stories by Andrew Lang

This etext was prepared by Les Bowler, St. Ives, Dorset. THE VALET’S TRAGEDY AND OTHER STUDIES BY ANDREW LANG TO THE MARQUIS D’EGUILLES ‘FOR THE LOVE OF THE MAID AND OF CHIVALRY’ CONTENTS PREFACE I. THE VALET’S TRAGEDY II. THE VALET’S MASTER III. THE MYSTERY OF SIR EDMUND BERRY GODFREY IV. THE FALSE JEANNE D’ARC.

The Puzzle of Dickens’s Last Plot by Andrew Lang

Transcribed from the 1905 Chapman and Hall edition by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE PUZZLE OF DICKENS’S LAST PLOT INTRODUCTION Forster tells us that Dickens, in his later novels, from Bleak House onwards (1853), “assiduously cultivated” construction, “this essential of his art.” Some critics may think, that since so many of the best novels in

The Orange Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

This etext was prepared by Scanned by jcbyers@capitalnet.com, typed and Proofread by LMShaf@aol.com The Orange Fairy Book Edited by Andrew Lang Preface The children who read fairy books, or have fairy books read to them, do not read prefaces, and the parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, who give fairy books to their daughters, nieces, and

The Making of Religion by Andrew Lang

Produced by Robert Connal, William A. Pifer-Foote and PG Distributed Proofreaders. This file was produced from images generously made available by gallica (Bibliotheque nationale de France) at http://gallica.bnf.fr. THE MAKING OF RELIGION BY ANDREW LANG M.A., LL.D. ST ANDREWS HONORARY FELLOW OF MERTON COLLEGE OXFORD SOMETIME GIFFORD LECTURER IN THE UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS SECOND

The Lilac Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

This etext was scanned by jcbyers@capitalnet.com, typed and proofread by L.M. Shaffer. The Lilac Fairy Book Edited by Andrew Lang Preface ‘What cases are you engaged in at present?’ ‘Are you stopping many teeth just now?’ ‘What people have you converted lately?’ Do ladies put these questions to the men–lawyers, dentists, clergymen, and so forth–who

The Library by Andrew Lang

This etext was prepared by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk from the 1881 Macmillan and Co. edition. THE LIBRARY Contents: PREFATORY NOTE AN APOLOGY FOR THE BOOK-HUNTER THE LIBRARY THE BOOKS OF THE COLLECTOR ILLUSTRATED BOOKS Books, books again, and books once more! These are our theme, which some miscall Mere madness, setting little store By

The Crimson Fairy Book

Scanned by jcbyers@capitalnet.com Proofreading by dringbloom@netzero.net The Crimson Fairy Book Edited by Andrew Lang Preface Each Fairy Book demands a preface from the Editor, and these introductions are inevitably both monotonous and unavailing. A sense of literary honesty compels the Editor to keep repeating that he is the Editor, and not the author of the

The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

This etext was scanned by JC Byers and typed by L.M. Shaffer. LMShaf@aol.com & jcbyers@capitalnet.com The Brown Fairy Book Edited by Andrew Lang Dedicated to Diana Scott Lang Preface The stories in this Fairy Book come from all quarters of the world. For example, the adventures of ‘Ball-Carrier and the Bad One’ are told by

The Book of Dreams and Ghosts by Andrew Lang

Transcribed by David Price, email ccx074@coventry.ac.uk THE BOOK OF DREAMS AND GHOSTS PREFACE TO THE NEW IMPRESSION Since the first edition of this book appeared (1897) a considerable number of new and startling ghost stories, British, Foreign and Colonial, not yet published, have reached me. Second Sight abounds. Crystal Gazing has also advanced in popularity.

The Arabian Nights Entertainments by Andrew Lang

Preface The stories in the Fairy Books have generally been such as old women in country places tell to their grandchildren. Nobody knows how old they are, or who told them first. The children of Ham, Shem and Japhet may have listened to them in the Ark, on wet days. Hector’s little boy may have
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