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Fifty Famous Stories Retold

Fifty Famous Stories Retold by James Baldwin
By: (1841-1925)

Some have a slight historical value; some are useful as giving point to certain great moral truths; others are products solely of the fancy, and are intended only to amuse. Some are derived from very ancient sources, and are current in the literature of many lands; some have come to us through the ballads and folk tales of the English people; a few are of quite recent origin (Excerpt from text)

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FIFTY FAMOUS STORIES RETOLD BY JAMES BALDWIN AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY NEW YORK CINCINNATI CHICAGO COPYRIGHT, 1896, BY AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY. CONTENTS. King Alfred and the Cakes King Alfred and the Beggar King Canute on the Seashore The Sons of William the Conqueror The White Ship King John and the Abbot A Story of Robin Hood Bruce and the Spider The Black Douglas Three Men of Gotham Other Wise Men of Gotham The Miller of the Dee Sir Philip Sidney The Ungrateful Soldier Sir Humphrey Gilbert Sir Walter Raleigh Pocahontas George Washington and his Hatchet Grace Darling The Story of William Tell Arnold Winkelried The Bell of Atri How Napoleon crossed the Alps The Story of Cincinnatus The Story of Regulus Cornelia's Jewels Androclus and the Lion Horatius at the Bridge Julius C├Žsar The Sword of Damocles Damon and Pythias A Laconic Answer The Ungrateful Guest Alexander and Bucephalus Diogenes the Wise Man The Brave Three Hundred Socrates and his House The King and his Hawk Doctor Goldsmith The Kingdoms The Barmecide Feast The Endless Tale The Blind Men and the Elephant Maximilian and the Goose Boy The Inchcape Rock Whittington and his Cat Casabianca Antonio Canova Picciola Mignon CONCERNING THESE STORIES... Continue reading book >>

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