Told on the Pagoda

Told on the Pagoda

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"[...]began to close around. The stars twinkled brightly in a clear violet sky of wondrous brilliancy. Close beside them was a tiger's den—empty. They crept in and sank down, too weary to go further. There were signs of its having been recently occupied, but they did not heed them; and gnawed ravenously at some half-eaten bones that were strewed about. Then they curled themselves up in one corner and slept. After a few hours the lady dog woke up and looked about her. Through the opening she saw the moonlight falling on the country outside; everything was strangely still, save for the distant cry of the jackal, and the healthy snoring of her spouse, who reposed in the corner. She felt alarmed, she could not exactly have told why, and awakened her companion, who grumbled not a little at being thus rudely roused[...]".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 82g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507531915
  • 9781507531914