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Elidor, or the Golden Ball

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There appeared to the boy two little men, saying: ‘If thou wilt come with us, we will lead thee into a land full of sports and delights.’

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The House that Jack Built

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This is the Rat, that ate the Malt, that lay in the House that Jack built.

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The Story of Mimi-Nashi-Hoichi

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At last, as they were returning to the temple by way of the shore, the men-servants were startled by the sound of a biwa, furiously played, in the cemetery of the Amidaji.

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The Tea-Kettle

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And then, the wonderful thing happened. A hairy head, with two bright eyes, looked out of the spout. The lid jumped up and down. Four brown and hairy paws appeared, and a fine bushy tail.

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