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Fables and Fabulists: Ancient and Modern

By Thomas Newbigging
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  • FABLES AND FABULISTS.
  • FABLES AND FABULISTS: ANCIENT AND MODERN.
    • CONTENTS.
  • FABLES AND FABULISTS
    • CHAPTER I. DEFINITION OF FABLE.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER II. CHARACTERISTICS OF FABLES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER III. THE MORAL AND APPLICATION OF FABLES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IV. FABULISTS AS CENSORS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER V. LESSONS TAUGHT BY FABLES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VI. ÆSOP.
      • 'To Lysippus.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • 'To Lysippus.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VII. STORIES RELATED OF ÆSOP.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER VIII. THE ÆSOPIAN FABLES.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER IX. PHÆDRUS AND BABRIUS.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER X. THE FABLE IN HISTORY AND MYTH.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XI. HINDOO, ARABIAN, AND PERSIAN FABLES.—PILPAY, LOCMAN.—THE 'GESTA ROMANORUM.'
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XII. MODERN FABULISTS: LA FONTAINE, GAY.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XIII. MODERN FABULISTS: DODSLEY, NORTHCOTE.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XIV. MODERN FABULISTS: LESSING, YRIARTE, KRILOF.
      • 'The Two Thrushes.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • 'The Two Thrushes.
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XV. OTHER AND OCCASIONAL FABULISTS.
      • The Farmer, Horseman, and Pedestrian (Nivernois).
      • The Beau and Butterfly (Francis Gentleman).
      • The Nightingale and Glow-worm (Edward Moore).
      • The Nightingale and Glow-worm.
      • The Boy and the Rainbow (William Wilkie, D.D.).
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • The Farmer, Horseman, and Pedestrian (Nivernois).
    • The Beau and Butterfly (Francis Gentleman).
    • The Nightingale and Glow-worm (Edward Moore).
    • The Nightingale and Glow-worm.
    • The Boy and the Rainbow (William Wilkie, D.D.).
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • CHAPTER XVI. CONCLUSION.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • INDEX.
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