Basque Legends; With an Essay on the Basque Language
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Basque Legends; With an Essay on the Basque Language

By Wentworth Webster
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Table of Contents
  • Contents.
  • Introduction.
  • I.—Legends of the Tartaro.
    • The Tartaro.
    • M. d’Abbadie’s Version.
    • Errua, the Madman.
    • Variations of Errua.
    • The Three Brothers, the Cruel Master, and the Tartaro.
    • The Tartaro and Petit Perroquet.
  • II—The Heren-Suge.—The Seven-Headed Serpent.
    • The Grateful Tartaro and the Heren-Suge.
    • The Seven-Headed Serpent.
    • The Serpent in the Wood.
  • III.—Animal Tales.
    • Acheria, the Fox.
    • The Ass and the Wolf.
  • IV.—Basa-Jaun, Basa-Andre, and Lamiñak.
    • Basa-Jauna, the Wild Man.
    • The Servant at the Fairy’s.
    • The Fairy in the House.
    • The Pretty but Idle Girl.17
    • The Devil’s Age.
    • The Fairy-Queen Godmother.20
  • V.—Witchcraft and Sorcery.
    • The Witches at the Sabbat.2
    • The Witches and the Idiots.
    • The Witch and the New-Born Infant.
    • The Changeling.
  • VI.—Contes des Fées.
    • (A.)—Tales like the Keltic.
      • Malbrouk.2
      • The Fisherman and His Sons.
      • Tabakiera, the Snuff-Box.19
      • Mahistruba, the Master Mariner.
      • Dragon.
      • Ezkabi-Fidel.
      • The Lady Pigeon and her Comb.47
      • Suggested Explanation of the above Tale (The Lady-Pigeon and her Comb).
      • Laur-Cantons.61
      • The Young Schoolboy.
      • The Son who Heard Voices.
      • The Mother and her (Idiot) Son; or, the Clever Thief.64
      • Juan Dekos,68 the Blockhead (Tontua).
      • Variation of the above.
      • Juan de Kalais.72
      • The Duped Priest.76
    • Malbrouk.2
    • The Fisherman and His Sons.
    • Tabakiera, the Snuff-Box.19
    • Mahistruba, the Master Mariner.
    • Dragon.
    • Ezkabi-Fidel.
    • The Lady Pigeon and her Comb.47
    • Suggested Explanation of the above Tale (The Lady-Pigeon and her Comb).
    • Laur-Cantons.61
    • The Young Schoolboy.
    • The Son who Heard Voices.
    • The Mother and her (Idiot) Son; or, the Clever Thief.64
    • Juan Dekos,68 the Blockhead (Tontua).
    • Variation of the above.
    • Juan de Kalais.72
    • The Duped Priest.76
    • (B.)—Contes des Fées, derived directly from the French.
      • Ass’-Skin.77
      • The Step-Mother and the Step-Daughter.
      • Beauty and the Beast.82
      • The Cobbler and his Three Daughters (Blue Beard).
      • The Singing Tree, the Bird which tells the Truth, and the Water that makes Young.
      • The White Blackbird.
      • The Sister and her Seven Brothers.
    • Ass’-Skin.77
    • The Step-Mother and the Step-Daughter.
    • Beauty and the Beast.82
    • The Cobbler and his Three Daughters (Blue Beard).
    • The Singing Tree, the Bird which tells the Truth, and the Water that makes Young.
    • The White Blackbird.
    • The Sister and her Seven Brothers.
  • VII.—Religious Tales.
    • Fourteen.1
    • Jesus Christ and the Old Soldier.
    • The Poor Soldier and the Rich Man.
    • The Widow and her Son.2
    • The Story of the Hair-Cloth Shirt (La Cilice).
    • The Saintly Orphan Girl.
    • The Slandered and Despised Young Girl.
  • An Essay on the Basque Language,
  • Basque Poetry.
    • I.—Pastorales.
    • II.
      • Leloaren Cantua.
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      • 2.
      • 3.
      • 4.
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      • 6.
      • 7.
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      • 10.
      • 11.
      • 12.
      • 13.
      • 14.
      • 15.
      • 16.
      • Song of Lelo.
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      • 13.
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      • 16.
      • Altabiskarco Cantua.
      • 1.
      • 2.
      • 3.
      • 4.
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      • 6.
      • 7.
      • 8.
      • Song of Altabiscar.
      • 1.
      • 2.
      • 3.
      • 4.
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      • 7.
      • 8.
      • Song of Lelo.
      • Song of Altabiscar.
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      • 2.
      • 3.
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      • 9.
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      • 9.
      • Dote Galdia.25
      • 1.
      • 2.
      • The Lost Dowry.
      • 1.
      • 2.
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      • Artzain Dohatsua.
      • 1.
      • 2.
      • 3.
      • 4.
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      • 6.
      • The Happy Shepherd.
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      • 7.
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      • Little Peter.28
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      • Artzain Zaharrac.
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      • 9.
      • The Old Shepherds.
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      • 9.
      • 1.
      • 2.
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    • Leloaren Cantua.
    • 1.
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    • 16.
    • Song of Lelo.
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    • 11.
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    • 14.
    • 16.
    • Altabiskarco Cantua.
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    • 2.
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    • 7.
    • 8.
    • Song of Altabiscar.
    • 1.
    • 2.
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    • 6.
    • 7.
    • 8.
    • Song of Lelo.
    • Song of Altabiscar.
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    • Dote Galdia.25
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • The Lost Dowry.
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • Artzain Dohatsua.
    • 1.
    • 2.
    • 3.
    • 4.
    • 5.
    • 6.
    • The Happy Shepherd.
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    • 2.
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    • 7.
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    • Little Peter.28
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    • 7.
    • 8.
    • Artzain Zaharrac.
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    • 7.
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    • 9.
    • The Old Shepherds.
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    • 9.
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  • Colophon
    • Availability
    • Encoding
    • Revision History
    • External References
    • Corrections
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