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Japanese Folk Stories and Fairy Tales free pdf This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...to my palace." This the wily old king said, thinking the fisherman would surely throw the turtle aside- but the princess smiled happily, for she knew he would prove kind. Now Urashima, for that was the fisherman's name, knew nothing at all of all this. When therefore next day he found in his net a huge turtle, he said to himself, "Well, my fine fellow, what a pity it is that you are not eatable! You would make a good meal for my honorable parents were you as good as you are big. But since you are not, run along home to your friends," and he dropped the turtle back into the waves. What was his surprise to see rise from the sea and come toward him across the crested waves, a huge dolphin, carrying on its back a sea nymph fair as the dawn. She cast upon him a sun-bright glance and said, "Come with me, oh Mortal! Come to the depths of my sea-girt home and see my palace of emerald and pearl. I was that turtle which you cast into the sea, for I took that form to see if you were of as great kindness of heart as the fishes said." Urashima stood spellbound and stared at the vision of loveliness before him. "Come with me," said the princess, again. "The coral caves await you, --will you not come? " (100) "A DOLPHIN CARRYING ON ITS BACK A SEA NYMPH" "Not for all the wealth of the ocean would I leave my beloved home, but to be with you, loveliest of sea nymphs," cried Urashima, bewitched by her beauty and loveliness. He went with her to the depths of the ocean and there memory fell from him, and he forgot his home. He thought only of the princess and basked in the sunshine of her smile. So they were married and lived happily, and even the old Sea King grew to like Urashima and blessed him before he died. Urashima had lived in the Dragon Palace of the...

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Author : Mary F Nixon-Roulet
Publisher : Theclassics.Us
Data Published : 12 September 2013
ISBN : 1230287515
EAN : 9781230287515
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 30 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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