Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales

Celtic Folk and Fairy Tales

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Excerpt: ... back to the gallows you'll find your friends sitting on the sward none the worse for what has happened." As he said these words he vanished; and the story-teller found himself on the spot where they first met, and where his wife still was with the carriage and horses. "Now," said the lank, grey beggarman, "I'll torment you no longer. There's your carriage and your horses, and your money and your wife: do what you please with them." "For my carriage and my horses and my hounds," said the story-teller, "I thank you; but my wife and my money you may keep." "No," said the other. "I want neither, and as for your wife, don't think ill of her for what she did, she couldn't help it." "Not help it! Not help kicking me into the mouth of my own hounds! Not help casting me off for the sake of a beggarly oldshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236721713
  • 9781236721716