Topic Tricks

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Elves in Scotland: Spiteful Tricks

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A thick fog concealed the road, and confused his senses. Every stone was, in the farmer's eyes, as large as a mountain; every little brook seemed to flow in an opposite direction.

EuropeScotland

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Morning Sunrise

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The man bade ‘Morning Sunrise’ lie down on her bed as if she were dead. He then sent the report of her death to each of the three lovers, asking them to come and help him with her funeral.

AfricaEast Africa

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The Further Adventures of Paupukewis and the Wolves

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Paupukewis was so tricky himself that he thought the old Gray Wolf was going to hurt him in some way. So he kept one eye uncovered, and watched.

North AmericaNative American Tribes

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The Mad Pranks of Robin Goodfellow

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When Robin was grown to six years of age, he was so knavish that all the neighbours did complain of him; for no sooner was his mother’s back turned, but he was in one knavish action or another.

EuropeCeltic Peoples

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Why White Ants Always Harm Man’s Property

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Leopard and Wolf promised the ants that on their return they would spread a feast for them. Unfortunately, Spider heard the invitation and made up his mind to benefit by it.

AfricaEast Africa

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