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Tales of Old Japan
by Algernon Bertram Freeman-Mitford

Fairy Tales of Old Japan by William E. Griffis

Japanese Fairy Tales by Lafcadio Hearn

Japanese Fairy Tales by Yei Theodora Ozaki

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Table of Contents

Preface

The Forty-Seven Ronins

The Loves of Gompachi and Komurasaki

Kazuma's Revenge

A Story of the Otokodate of Yedo

The Wonderful Adventures of Funakoshi Jiuyemon

The Eta Maiden and the Hatamoto

Fairy Tales

The Tongue-Cut Sparrow

The Accomplished and Lucky Tea-Kettle

The Crackling Mountain

The Story of the Old Man Who Made Withered Trees to Blossom

The Battle of the Ape and the Crab

The Adventures of Little Peachling

The Foxes' Wedding

The History of Sakata Kintoki

The Elves and the Envious Neighbour

The Ghost of Sakura

How Tajima Shume Was Tormented By a Devil of His Own Creation

Concerning Certain Superstitions

The Vampire Cat of Nabeshima

The Story of the Faithful Cat

How a Man Was Bewitched and Had His Head Shaved By the Foxes

The Grateful Foxes

The Badger's Money

The Prince and the Badger

Japanese Sermons: The Sermons of Kiu-

Sermon I

Sermon II

Sermon III

Appendices

Appendix A

An Account of the Hara-Kiri on the Ceremonies Observed at the Hara-Kiri of a Person Given in Charge To a Daimo

Appendix B

The Marriage Ceremony

On the Birth and Bearing of Children

Funeral Rites

The text came from:

Freeman-Mitford, A. B. Tales of Old Japan. London: Macmillan, 1871, 1890.
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