He quaked all over as he told his story. How he had brought the monkey halfway over the sea, and then had stupidly let out the secret of his commission ; how the monkey had deceived him by making him believe that he had left his liver behind him. The... The Japanese Fairy Book - Page 2001903 - 296 pagesFull view
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Hamilton Wright Mabie - 1909
...liver behind him. The Dragon King's wrath was great, and he at once gave orders that the jellyfish was to be severely punished. The punishment was a...body, and he was to be beaten with sticks. The poor jellyfish, humiliated and horrified beyond all words, cried out for pardon. But the Dragon King's order...