Popular Tales from the Norse
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Popular Tales from the Norse

By George Webbe Dasent
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Table of Contents
  • POPULAR TALES FROM THE NORSE
    • WITH AN INTRODUCTORY ESSAY ON THE ORIGIN AND DIFFUSION OF POPULAR TALES
      • CONTENTS
        • INTRODUCTION
      • INTRODUCTION
    • CONTENTS
      • INTRODUCTION
    • INTRODUCTION
    • TALES
      • I TRUE AND UNTRUE II WHY THE SEA IS SALT III THE OLD DAME AND HER HEN IV EAST O' THE SUN, AND WEST O' THE MOON V BOOTS WHO ATE A MATCH WITH THE TROLL VI HACON GRIZZLEBEARD VII BOOTS WHO MADE THE PRINCESS SAY, 'THAT'S A STORY' VIII THE TWELVE WILD DUCKS IX THE GIANT WHO HAD NO HEART IN HIS BODY X THE FOX AS HERDSMAN XI THE MASTERMAID XII THE CAT ON THE DOVREFELL XIII PRINCESS ON THE GLASS HILL XIV THE COCK AND HEN XV HOW ONE WENT OUT TO WOO XVI THE MASTER-SMITH XVII THE TWO STEP-SISTERS XVIII BUTTERCUP XIX TAMING THE SHREW XX SHORTSHANKS XXI GUDBRAND ON THE HILL-SIDE XXII THE BLUE BELT XXIII WHY THE BEAR IS STUMPY-TAILED XXIV NOT A PIN TO CHOOSE BETWEEN THEM XXV ONE'S OWN CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS PRETTIEST XXVI THE THREE PRINCESSES OF WHITELAND XXVII THE LASSIE AND HER GODMOTHER XXVIII THE THREE AUNTS XXIX THE COCK, THE CUCKOO, AND THE BLACK-COCK XXX RICH PETER THE PEDLAR XXXI GERTRUDE'S BIRD XXXII BOOTS AND THE TROLL XXXIII GOOSEY GRIZZEL XXXIV THE LAD WHO WENT TO THE NORTH WIND XXXV THE MASTER THIEF XXXVI THE BEST WISH XXXVII THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF XXXVIII WELL DONE AND ILL PAID XXXIX THE HUSBAND WHO WAS TO MIND THE HOUSE XL DAPPLEGRIM XLI FARMER WEATHERSKY XLII LORD PETER XLIII THE SEVEN FOALS XLIV THE WIDOW'S SON XLV BUSHY BRIDE XLVI BOOTS AND HIS BROTHERS XLVII BIG PETER AND LITTLE PETER XLVIII TATTERHOOD XLIX THE COCK AND HEN THAT WENT TO THE DOVREFELL L KATIE WOODENCLOAK LI THUMBIKIN LII DOLL I' THE GRASS LIII THE LAD AND THE DELL LIV THE COCK AND HEN A-NUTTING LV THE BIG BIRD DAN LVI SORIA MORIA CASTLE LVII BRUIN AND REYNARD LVIII TOM TOTHERHOUSE LIX LITTLE ANNIE THE GOOSE GIRL
        • APPENDIX
        • FOOTNOTES TO INTRODUCTION
      • APPENDIX
      • FOOTNOTES TO INTRODUCTION
    • I TRUE AND UNTRUE II WHY THE SEA IS SALT III THE OLD DAME AND HER HEN IV EAST O' THE SUN, AND WEST O' THE MOON V BOOTS WHO ATE A MATCH WITH THE TROLL VI HACON GRIZZLEBEARD VII BOOTS WHO MADE THE PRINCESS SAY, 'THAT'S A STORY' VIII THE TWELVE WILD DUCKS IX THE GIANT WHO HAD NO HEART IN HIS BODY X THE FOX AS HERDSMAN XI THE MASTERMAID XII THE CAT ON THE DOVREFELL XIII PRINCESS ON THE GLASS HILL XIV THE COCK AND HEN XV HOW ONE WENT OUT TO WOO XVI THE MASTER-SMITH XVII THE TWO STEP-SISTERS XVIII BUTTERCUP XIX TAMING THE SHREW XX SHORTSHANKS XXI GUDBRAND ON THE HILL-SIDE XXII THE BLUE BELT XXIII WHY THE BEAR IS STUMPY-TAILED XXIV NOT A PIN TO CHOOSE BETWEEN THEM XXV ONE'S OWN CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS PRETTIEST XXVI THE THREE PRINCESSES OF WHITELAND XXVII THE LASSIE AND HER GODMOTHER XXVIII THE THREE AUNTS XXIX THE COCK, THE CUCKOO, AND THE BLACK-COCK XXX RICH PETER THE PEDLAR XXXI GERTRUDE'S BIRD XXXII BOOTS AND THE TROLL XXXIII GOOSEY GRIZZEL XXXIV THE LAD WHO WENT TO THE NORTH WIND XXXV THE MASTER THIEF XXXVI THE BEST WISH XXXVII THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF XXXVIII WELL DONE AND ILL PAID XXXIX THE HUSBAND WHO WAS TO MIND THE HOUSE XL DAPPLEGRIM XLI FARMER WEATHERSKY XLII LORD PETER XLIII THE SEVEN FOALS XLIV THE WIDOW'S SON XLV BUSHY BRIDE XLVI BOOTS AND HIS BROTHERS XLVII BIG PETER AND LITTLE PETER XLVIII TATTERHOOD XLIX THE COCK AND HEN THAT WENT TO THE DOVREFELL L KATIE WOODENCLOAK LI THUMBIKIN LII DOLL I' THE GRASS LIII THE LAD AND THE DELL LIV THE COCK AND HEN A-NUTTING LV THE BIG BIRD DAN LVI SORIA MORIA CASTLE LVII BRUIN AND REYNARD LVIII TOM TOTHERHOUSE LIX LITTLE ANNIE THE GOOSE GIRL
      • APPENDIX
      • FOOTNOTES TO INTRODUCTION
    • APPENDIX
    • FOOTNOTES TO INTRODUCTION
    • INTRODUCTION
      • ORIGIN
    • ORIGIN
    • DIFFUSION
  • NORSE MYTHOLOGY
    • NORSE POPULAR TALES
    • CONCLUSION
    • TALES FROM THE NORSE
    • WHY THE SEA IS SALT
    • THE OLD DAME AND HER HEN
    • EAST O' THE SUN AND WEST O' THE MOON
    • BOOTS WHO ATE A MATCH WITH THE TROLL
    • HACON GRIZZLEBEARD
    • BOOTS, WHO MADE THE PRINCESS SAY, 'THAT'S A STORY'
    • THE TWELVE WILD DUCKS
    • THE GIANT WHO HAD NO HEART IN HIS BODY
    • THE FOX AS HERDSMAN
    • THE MASTERMAID
    • THE CAT ON THE DOVREFELL
    • PRINCESS ON THE GLASS HILL
    • THE COCK AND HEN
    • HOW ONE WENT OUT TO WOO
    • THE MASTER-SMITH
    • THE TWO STEP-SISTERS
    • BUTTERCUP
    • TAMING THE SHREW
    • SHORTSHANKS
    • GUDBRAND ON THE HILL-SIDE
    • THE BLUE BELT
    • WHY THE BEAR IS STUMPY-TAILED
    • NOT A PIN TO CHOOSE BETWEEN THEM
    • ONE'S OWN CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS PRETTIEST
    • THE THREE PRINCESSES OF WHITELAND
    • THE LASSIE AND HER GODMOTHER
    • THE THREE AUNTS
    • THE COCK, THE CUCKOO, AND THE BLACK-COCK
    • RICH PETER THE PEDLAR
    • GERTRUDE'S BIRD
    • BOOTS AND THE TROLL
    • GOOSEY GRIZZEL
    • THE LAD WHO WENT TO THE NORTH WIND
    • THE MASTER THIEF
    • THE BEST WISH
    • THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF
    • WELL DONE AND ILL PAID
    • THE HUSBAND WHO WAS TO MIND THE HOUSE
    • DAPPLEGRIM
    • FARMER WEATHERSKY
    • LORD PETER
    • THE SEVEN FOALS
    • THE WIDOW'S SON
      • BUSHY BRIDE
    • BUSHY BRIDE
    • BOOTS AND HIS BROTHERS
    • BIG PETER AND LITTLE PETER
    • TATTERHOOD
    • THE COCK AND HEN THAT WENT TO THE DOVREFELL
    • KATIE WOODENCLOAK
    • THUMBIKIN
    • DOLL I' THE GRASS
    • THE LAD AND THE DEIL
    • THE COCK AND HEN A-NUTTING
    • THE BIG BIRD DAN
    • SORIA MORIA CASTLE
    • BRUIN AND REYNARD
    • TOM TOTHERHOUSE
    • LITTLE ANNIE THE GOOSE-GIRL
    • INTRODUCTION TO APPENDIX
    • APPENDIX
    • ANANZI AND THE LION
    • ANANZI AND QUANQUA
      • THE EAR OF CORN AND THE TWELVE MEN
    • THE EAR OF CORN AND THE TWELVE MEN
    • THE KING AND THE ANT'S TREE
    • THE LITTLE CHILD AND THE PUMPKIN TREE
    • THE BROTHER AND HIS SISTERS
    • THE GIRL AND THE FISH
    • THE LION, THE GOAT, AND THE BABOON
    • ANANZI AND BABOON
    • THE MAN AND THE DOUKANA TREE
    • NANCY FAIRY
    • 'THE DANCING GANG'
      • FOOTNOTES TO INTRODUCTION
    • FOOTNOTES TO INTRODUCTION
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