By Nathaniel Hawthorne, Walter Crane
Pleasant retelling of six Greek myths to a crowd of lively young ones via a grasp storyteller. comprises The Gorgon's Head, The Golden contact, The Paradise of youngsters, the 3 Golden Apples, and The marvelous Pitcher. quite a few black and white illustrations by way of famous illustrator Walter Crane liven up the narrative. compatible for a while nine and up.
Read Online or Download A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys, Illustrated Edition PDF
Similar greek & roman books
Книга Aristotle And ethical Realism Aristotle And ethical Realism Книги Психология, философия Автор: Robert A Heinaman Год издания: 1998 Формат: pdf Издат. :Westview Press Страниц: 248 Размер: 21,5 Mb ISBN: 0813391040 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The query of ethical realism—whether our moral ideals leisure on a few target foundation—is one who mattered as a lot to Aristotle because it does to us this present day, and his writings in this subject proceed to supply proposal for the modern debate.
Aristotle's organic works - constituting over 25% of his surviving corpus and for hundreds of years mostly unstudied through philosophically orientated students - were the topic of an expanding quantity of realization of past due. This assortment brings jointly the superior paintings that has been performed during this region, with the purpose of showing the contribution that shut learn of those treatises could make to the certainty of Aristotle's philosophy.
Plato used to be vital either to the genesis of Stoic concept and to next debates in the Stoa. those essays supply new and targeted explorations of the advanced courting among Plato and the Greek and Roman Stoic traditions, and jointly they express the directness and independence with which Stoics tested Plato's writing.
Additional info for A Wonder Book for Girls and Boys, Illustrated Edition
Winged slippers, and all such high-flying contrivances, are seldom quite easy to manage until one grows a little accustomed to them. Quicksilver laughed at his companion's involuntary activity, and told him that he must not be in so desperate a hurry, but must wait for the invisible helmet. The good-natured Nymphs had the helmet, with its dark tuft of waving plumes, all in readiness to put upon his head. And now there happened about as wonderful an incident as anything that I have yet told you.
He does not, therefore, plead guilty to a sacrilege, in having sometimes shaped anew, as his fancy dictated, the forms that have been hallowed by an antiquity of two or three thousand years. No epoch of time can claim a copyright in these immortal fables. They seem never to have been made; and certainly, so long as man exists, they can never perish; but, by their indestructibility itself, they are legitimate subjects for every age to clothe with its own garniture of manners and sentiment, and to imbue with its own morality.
But, being both alike blind, they could not easily find where Scarecrow's hand was; and Scarecrow, being now just as much in the dark as Shakejoint and Nightmare, could not at once meet either of their hands, in order to put the eye into it. Thus (as you will see, with half an eye, my wise little auditors), these good old dames had fallen into a strange perplexity. For, though the eye shone and glistened like a star, as Scarecrow held it out, yet the Gray Women caught not the least glimpse of its light, and were all three in utter darkness, from too impatient a desire to see.