Village Folk-Tales of Ceylon (Volume 3 of 3)
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Village Folk-Tales of Ceylon (Volume 3 of 3)

By H. Parker
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  • CONTENTS
  • STORIES OF THE CULTIVATING CASTE
  • No. 178
  • Concerning the Friendship of the Hare and the Parrot
  • No. 179
  • The Deer and its Friends
    • The Deer, the Jackal, and the Crow. (Variant a.)
    • The Rat and the Turtle that kept the Precepts. (Variant b.)
  • No. 180
  • The Foolish Bird1
  • No. 181
  • The Golden Oriole
  • No. 182
  • The Story of the Vīra Tree Fish-Owls1
  • No. 183
  • The Lion and the Bull’s Trust in Him
  • No. 184
  • The Lizard and the Iguana
  • No. 185
  • The Cobra and the Polan̆gā
    • The Widow and the Mungus
  • No. 185a
  • The Crab and the Frog
  • No. 186
  • A Louse and a Bug
  • STORIES OF THE LOWER CASTES
  • STORIES OF THE POTTERS
  • No. 187
  • The Three Yakās
  • No. 188
  • The Time of Scholars
  • STORIES OF THE WASHERMEN
  • No. 189
  • The Thief called Haranṭikā
    • The Dexterous Thief and his Son. (Variant.)
  • No. 190
  • The Story of the Four-Fold Trap1
  • No. 191
  • The Foolish Prince
  • No. 192
  • The Jackal and the Gamarāla
  • STORIES OF THE TOM-TOM BEATERS
  • No. 193
  • The Story of Batmasurā1
  • No. 194
  • The Story of Ayiwandā
  • No. 195
  • The Gamarāla’s Son-in-law
  • No. 196
  • The Story of the Gamarāla’s Son
  • No. 197
  • The Manner in which the Gamarāla buried his Sons
  • No. 198
  • The Story of the Wooden Peacock
  • No. 199
  • The Wicked Step-mother
  • No. 200
  • The Woman who ate by stealth
  • No. 201
  • The Story of the Bitch
  • No. 202
  • The Elephant Guard
  • No. 203
  • The Elephant-Fool
  • No. 204
  • How a Girl took Gruel
  • No. 205
  • The Boy who went to learn the Sciences
  • No. 206
  • The Prince and the Ascetics
  • No. 207
  • The Turtle Prince1
  • No. 208
  • The Gem-set Ring
  • No. 209
  • The Story of the Brāhmaṇa
  • No. 210
  • The Story of a Siwurāla1
  • No. 211
  • How the Poor Man became Wealthy
  • No. 212
  • The Story of Mādampē-rāla
  • No. 213
  • Æwariyakkā
  • No. 214
  • The Horikaḍayā Story
  • No. 215
  • The Story of Bahu-Bhūtayā
  • No. 216
  • The Story of Goḷu-Bayiyā1
  • No. 217
  • The Yakā of the Akaraganē Jungle
  • No. 218
  • The Four Rākshasas
  • No. 219
  • The Story of the Rākshasa
  • No. 220
  • The Thief and the Rākshasas
  • No. 221
  • King Gaja-Bāhu and the Crow
  • No. 222
  • The Assistance which the Snake gave
  • No. 223
  • The Leveret, or the Story of the Seven Women
  • No. 224
  • The Greedy Palm-cat1
  • STORIES OF THE WESTERN PROVINCE AND SOUTHERN INDIA
  • No. 225
  • The Wax Horse1
  • No. 226
  • The Three-cornered Hatter1
  • No. 227
  • The Gamarāla who went to the God-World
    • The Tusk Elephant of the Divine World (Variant).
  • No. 228
  • The Gamarāla who ate Black Fowls’ Flesh and Hīn-aeṭi Rice
  • No. 229
  • How the Gamarāla drove away the Lion
  • No. 230
  • The Son who was Blind at Night
  • No. 231
  • The Son and the Mother1
  • No. 232
  • Concerning the Heṭṭi Man’s Son
  • No. 233
  • The Fortunate Boy1
  • No. 234
  • How the Daughter-in-law got the Masuran
  • No. 235
  • The Monkey and the Beggar, or the Monkey Appusiññō and the Beggar Babāsiññō
  • No. 236
  • How the Beggar and the King gambled
  • No. 237
  • The Story of the King
  • No. 238
  • The King who learnt the Speech of Animals
  • No. 239
  • The Mad King
    • The Kahawana Sowing (Variant)
  • No. 240
  • Concerning the Prince with his Life in his Sword
  • No. 241
  • The Royal Prince and the Heṭṭirāla1
  • No. 242
  • Prince Sokkā1
  • No. 243
  • The Affectionate Prince
  • No. 244
  • The Prince who received the Turtle Shell
  • No. 245
  • Concerning a Prince and a Kinnara Woman
  • No. 246
  • The Way in which the Prince traded
  • No. 247
  • A Princess and a Prince
  • No. 248
  • Concerning a Royal Princess and Two Thieves
  • No. 249
  • How the Nāgayā became the Princess
  • No. 250
  • The Story of the Cobra’s Bite
  • No. 251.
  • How they killed the Great-bellied Tambi1
  • No. 252
  • How Mārayā was put in the Bottle
  • No. 253
  • The Woman Pre-eminent in Cunning1
  • No. 254
  • Mātalānā
  • No. 255
  • The Five Lies quite like Truth1
  • No. 256
  • The Three Truths
  • No. 257
  • The False Tale
  • No. 258
  • The Story of Koṭā
    • The Flower-Garden Story (Variant)
  • No. 259
  • The Story of Sokkā
  • No. 260
  • The Giant and his Two Friends
  • No. 261
  • How they formerly Ate and Drank
  • No. 262
  • The Gourd Fruit Devil-Dance
  • No. 263
  • The Ascetic and the Jackal
  • SOUTH INDIAN STORIES
  • No. 264
  • Concerning the Blind-Eyed Man
  • No. 265
  • The Destiny Prince
  • No. 266
  • The Teacher and his Pupil
    • The Teacher and the Bull (Variant a)
    • The Brāhmaṇa and the Scholar (Variant b)
  • SINHALESE TEXTS OF STORIES
  • No. 81
  • Concerning a Royal Prince and a Princess
  • Rāja-kumārayakut Kumārikāwak gæna
  • No. 126
  • The Story of the Seven Wicked Women
  • Napuru Gǣnu Haddenāge Katantaraya
  • No. 134
  • The Story of the Rākshasa and the Princess
  • Rāksayāgeyi Kumārikāwageyi Katantaraya
  • No. 207
  • The Turtle Prince
  • Ibi Kumārayā
  • No. 216
  • The Story of Goḷu-Bayiyā
  • Goḷu Bayiyæ Kathāwa
  • No. 225
  • The Wax Horse
  • Iṭi Aśwayā
  • APPENDIX
    • ADDITIONAL NOTES, AND CORRECTIONS, VOLUME I.
    • VOLUME II.
    • VOLUME III.
  • Omitted Incidents.
  • INDEX
  • Colophon
    • Availability
    • Metadata
    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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