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dc.contributor.authorDulcken, H.W.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-26T13:39:07Z
dc.date.available2016-08-26T13:39:07Z
dc.date.issued1880en_US
dc.identifier.other10898 (Access ID)en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10504/91496
dc.description.abstract"This book is identical with another in the collection except that this cover is green cloth embossed with gold, while that book has a red cloth cover embossed with gold. Let me repeat what I wrote there. Here are fifty-four stories including some of the most didactic and saccharine I have seen in a while! These stories are well calculated to make little children into obedient little parent-lovers with all the other virtues. I have read the first ten and find them strong on conscience and obedience. The first story gives a clue. Lina's bird dies and she cries hard--and even harder when mother buys her a new bird. Lina ate the sugar meant for the bird. Mother does not smile, for she reverences the "holy voice of conscience in the heart of the child" (2). Then mother says "Ah, such must be the feelings of an ungrateful child at the grave of its parents." Take that, all you ungrateful children! I found one story in the ten that belongs in a good fable collection. "The Falcon and the Hen" is a typical fable-argument (16). The falcon chides the hen for running away every time humans come near. The hen answers that the falcon has never seen a falcon on a roasting-spit, whereas the hen has seen fowls cooked with every kind of sauce. A straight telling of DW is on 110, and a good version of "The Unjust Judge" on 111. The book includes a straight version of "Aesop Playing" (68) and a story, new to me, of Aesop beaten and thrust out into the desert (113). Expected to take his life, he tells instead the story of "Death and the Woodcutter." The story carries on praising Aesop's contentment even through the death process in Delphi. There may be more good material here; I just cannot bear to search it out! The illustrations are as sentimental as most of the texts. This book has beautiful gold-embossed covers."en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityBy H.W. Dulckenen_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherGeorge Routledge and Sonsen_US
dc.subject.lccPN6110.C4D852 1880en_US
dc.titleOne by One: A Child's Book of Tales and Fables, With Fifty Illustrationsen_US
dc.typeBook, Whole
dc.publisher.locationLondon/NYen_US
dc.url.link1http://creighton-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?fn=search&ct=search&initialSearch=true&mode=Basic&tab=default_tab&indx=1&dum=true&srt=rank&vid=01CRU&frbg=&tb=t&vl%28freeText0%29=991004706019702656&scp.scps=scope%3A%2801CRU%29%2Cscope%3A%2801CRU_ALMA
dc.acquired.locationUnknown sourceen_US
dc.cost.usCost: 20.00en_US
dc.date.acquired2015-03en_US
dc.date.printed1880?en_US
dc.description.bindingThis is a hardbound book (hard cover)en_US
dc.subject.local1Collectionen_US
dc.subject.local4Title Page Scanneden_US
dc.time.yr1880?


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