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Blyton Enid Tales of the Ancient Greece

Blyton Enid Tales of the Ancient Greece

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John o' London's Children's Library

TALES OF
ANCIENT GREECE

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TALES OF
ANCIENT GREECE

BY

ENID BLYTON

LONDON

GEORGE NEWNES, LIMITED
SOUTHAMPTON ST., STRAND, W.C. 2

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CONTENTS

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Pandora And The Whispering Box

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Phaston And The Sun-Horses

15

Proserpina And The King Of The Underworld.

23

The Maiden Of The Laurel Tree .

34

The Watchman With A Hundred Eyes

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The Story Of Echo And Narcissus.

44

The King With The Golden Touch

51

The Story Of Orpheus And Eurydice

61

Clytie,The Sunflower Maiden

70

The Story Or Baucis And Philemon

73

The Statue That Came To Life

81

The Story Of Hyacinthus

86

The Barber Who Could Not Keep A Secret

88

The Story Of Cupid And Psyche

94

The Wing Of Icarus

112

Arion And The Dolphin

117

The Boastful Spinner

124

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

PHAETON COULD NOT HOLD TUK HOUSES BACK

(Colour plate} ....

Frontispiece

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THE KNOT WAS TIGHT AND DIFFICULT TO UNTIE

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THERE STOOD CERES, HER ARMS OUTSTRETCHED IN
WELCOME (Colour plate) . . . facing 33

NARCISSUS SAW IN THE WATER THE REFLECTION OF
HIS OWN BEAUTIFUL FACE . . . .

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ALL THE WILD ANIMALS LEFT THEIR LAIRS WHEN THEY
HEARD ORPHEUS PLAYING ON HIS LUTE

(Colour plate) .....

facing

62

‘ GALATEA ! GALATEA ! CAN YOU SPEAK ?
CAN YOU MOVE ? " ASKED THE HAPPY KLNG . . 85

LYING ON THE COUCH WAS A HANDSOME YOUTH, HIS
HEAD COVERED WITH GOLDEN CURLS . . 105

"PUT A GUARD UPON YOUR TONGUE, MAIDEN," SAID
MINERVA (Colour plate) . . . facing 127

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TALES OF
ANCIENT GREECE

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