Twenty-Two Goblins
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Twenty-Two Goblins

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Table of Contents
  • TWENTY-TWO GOBLINS
    • Translated from the Sanskrit by Arthur William Ryder
    • CONTENTS
      • Introduction
        • 1. The Prince's Elopement. Whose fault was the resulting death of his parents-in-law?
        • 2. The Three Lovers who brought the Dead Girl to Life. Whose wife should she be?
        • 3. The Parrot and the Thrush. Which are worse, men or women?
        • 4. King Shudraka and Hero's Family. Which of the five deserves the most honour?
        • 5. The Brave Man, the Wise Man, and the Clever Man. To which should the girl be given?
        • 6. The Girl who transposed the Heads of her Husband and Brother. Which combination of head and body is her husband?
        • 7. The Mutual Services of King Fierce-lion and Prince Good. Which is the more deserving?
        • 8. The Specialist in Food, the Specialist in Women, and the Specialist in Cotton. Which is the cleverest?
        • 9. The Four Scientific Suitors. To which should the girl be given?
        • 10. The Three Delicate Wives of King Virtue-banner. Which is the most delicate?
        • 11. The King who won a Fairy as his Wife. Why did his counsellor's heart break?
        • 12. The Brahman who died because Poison from a Snake in the Claws of a Hawk fell into a Dish of Food given him by a Charitable Woman. Who is to blame for his death?
        • 13. The Girl who showed Great Devotion to the Thief. Did he weep or laugh?
        • 14. The Man who changed into a Woman at Will. Was his wife his or the other man's?
        • 15. The Fairy Prince Cloud-chariot and the Serpent Shell-crest. Which is the more self-sacrificing?
        • 16. The King who died for Love of his General's Wife; the General follows him in Death. Which is the more worthy?
        • 17. The Youth who went through the Proper Ceremonies. Why did he fail to win the magic spell?
        • 18. The Boy whom his Parents, the King, and the Giant conspired to Kill. Why did he laugh at the moment of death?
        • 19. The Man, his Wife, and her Lover, who all died for Love. Which was the most foolish?
        • 20. The Four Brothers who brought a Dead Lion to Life. Which is to blame when he kills them all?
        • 21. The Old Hermit who exchanged his Body for that of the Dead Boy. Why did he weep and dance?
        • 22. The Father and Son who married Daughter and Mother. What relation were their children?
        • Conclusion
  • TWENTY-TWO GOBLINS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • FIRST GOBLIN
      • SECOND GOBLIN
      • THIRD GOBLIN
      • FOURTH GOBLIN
      • FIFTH GOBLIN
      • SIXTH GOBLIN
      • SEVENTH GOBLIN
      • EIGHTH GOBLIN
      • NINTH GOBLIN
      • TENTH GOBLIN
      • ELEVENTH GOBLIN
      • TWELFTH GOBLIN
      • THIRTEENTH GOBLIN
      • FOURTEENTH GOBLIN
      • FIFTEENTH GOBLIN
      • SIXTEENTH GOBLIN
      • SEVENTEENTH GOBLIN
      • EIGHTEENTH GOBLIN
      • NINETEENTH GOBLIN
      • TWENTIETH GOBLIN
      • TWENTY-FIRST GOBLIN
      • TWENTY-SECOND GOBLIN
      • CONCLUSION
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