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Popular Tales from the Norse

by Sir George Webbe Dasent

The most careless reader can hardly fail to see that many of the Tales in this volume have the same groundwork as those with which he has been familiar from his earliest youth. They are Nursery Tales, in fact, of the days when there were tales in nurseries--old wives' fables, which have faded away before the light of gas and the power of steam.

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English

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English

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1907

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Sir George Webbe Dasent, D. C. L. was a British translator of folk tales and contributor to The Times. Dasent was born 22 May 1817 at St. Vincent, British West Indies, the son of the attorney general...

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