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Page 175 - So he drew near to her. And when she saw him coming, she was astonished at his beauty and dropped her hands, which had been weaving a garland of flowers. And she thought: "Who can he be in this forest? Some fairy perhaps. Blessed are my eyes this day." So she rose, modestly looking another way, and started to go away, though her limbs failed her. Then the king approached and said: "Beautiful maiden, I have come a long distance, and you never saw me before. I ask only to look at you, and you should...
Page 187 - ... And the king followed him as before. Discouragement never enters the brave heart of a resolute man. TENTH GOBLIN The Three Delicate Wives of King Virtue-banner. Which is the most delicate? Then the king went to the sissoo tree, put the goblin on his shoulder once more, and started toward the monk. And as he walked along, the goblin on his shoulder said: "O King, I will tell you a strange story to relieve your weariness. Listen.
Page 63 - ... seen to appear visibly. The other two might possibly have found out beforehand." When the king had said this, the goblin slipped from his shoulder as before. And the king went back under the sissoo tree again to fetch him. NINTH GOBLIN The Four Scientific Suitors. To which should the girl be given? Then the king went back to the sissoo tree, put the goblin on his shoulder, and started. And the goblin spoke to him again: "O King, why do you go to such pains in this cemetery at night? Do you not...
Page 154 - And she anointed Cloud-chariot with liquor from the jar, and then disappeared, followed by the worship of the company. And showers of heavenly blossoms fell from the sky, and the drums of the gods were joyfully beaten in heaven. Then Garuda reverently said to Cloud-chariot: "O King, I am pleased with your more than human character. For you have done a strange thing of unparalleled nobility, to be marvelled at throughout the universe, to be written upon the walls of heaven. Therefore I am at your...
Page 188 - ... there was a famous king named Lotus-belly; He delighted the good, and defeated the king of the demons. While he was king, a merchant named Fortune, richer than the god of wealth, lived in the city. He had one daughter named Love-cluster, who seemed the model from whom the Creator had made the nymphs of heaven. This merchant gave his daughter to a merchant named Jewel-guard from Copper City. As he was a tender father and had no other children, the merchant stayed with his daughter Love-cluster...
Page 45 - ... be saved?" And the goddess answered: "There is just one remedy, my son, and it is in your hands." And Hero said: "Goddess, tell me quickly, that I may adopt it at once. What good would life be to us otherwise?" Then the goddess said: "My son, there is no other man devoted to his master as you are: so you may learn how to save him. There is a temple to the Dreadful Goddess built by that king near his palace. If you sacrifice your son to her at once, then the king will not die. He will live another...
Page 102 - ... And the king answered her: "Beautiful maiden, I am King Glory-banner of the Anga country, and I heard from a reliable person that you were to be seen on the sea. To see you I assumed this garb, left my kingdom, and followed you hither. Oh, tell me who you are." Then she said to him with bashful love: "Sir, there is a king of the fairies named Moonshine. I am his daughter, and my name is Moonlight. Now my father has left me alone in this city. I do not know where he went with the rest of the people,...
Page 37 - ... the king's shoulder and escaped to his home. But the king was not discouraged. He followed him to the sissoo tree. FOURTEENTH GOBLIN The Man who changed into a Woman at Will. Was his wife his or the other man's? So the king went back as before under the sissoo tree, put the goblin on his shoulder, and started toward the monk. And as he walked along, the goblin told the king a story. There was a city called Shivapur in Nepal. Long ago a king named Glory-banner lived there, and he deserved the...
Page 125 - ... in a moment. And the king was still determined to catch him, and went once more to the sissoo tree. TWELFTH GOBLIN The Brahman who died because Poison from a Snake in the Claws of a Hawk fell into a Dish of Food given him by a Charitable Woman. Who is to blame for his death? Then the King went back under the sissoo tree, put the goblin on his shoulder, and started as before. And as he walked along, the goblin said to him again: "O King, listen to a very condensed story.
Page 135 - ... in the Claws of a Hawk fell into a Dish of Food given him by a Charitable Woman. Who is to blame for his death?................