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Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Individual Item Contents: WPRP 389

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Author

Davis, Mary Anne

Title

Fables in Verse: from Aesop, La Fontaine, and Others / [compiled] by M.A. Davis

Imprint

London, 1819. Printed for G. and W. B. Whittaker


Call number

WPRP 389

Physical Description

p.; 19 cm

Citation

Jackson, Romantic Poetry by Women, p. 98.

Notes

Engraved frontispiece – " The Wolf and the Lamb"

Epigraph

none

Contents

FABLE I. INTRODUCTORY

1

FABLE II. THE OLD MOUSE AND THE YOUNG MOUSE

4

FABLE III. THE CROW AND THE PITCHER

10

FABLE IV. THE SUN AND THE WIND

15

FABLE V. THE FOX AND THE STORK

20

FABLE VI. THE LION, AND OTHER BEASTS, HUNTING

25

FABLE VII. THE FROG AND THE OX

29

FABLE VIII. THE DOG IN THE MANGER

33

FABLE IX. THE WOLF AND THE LAMB

36

FABLE X. THE FOX AND THE RAVEN

42

FABLE XI. THE DOG AND THE SHADOW

46

FABLE XII. THE VAIN JACKDAW

50

FABLE XIII. THE STAG DRINKING

55

FABLE XIV. THE SHEPHERD'S BOY AND THE WOLF

59

FABLE XV. THE FROGS DESIRING A KING

65

FABLE XVI. THE GRASSHOPPER AND THE ANT

70

FABLE XVII. THE LAMB BROUGHT UP BY A GOAT

75

FABLE XVIII. THE COCK AND THE FOX

81

FABLE XIX. THE FOX AND THE GRAPES

86

FABLE XX. THE BELLY AND THE MEMBERS

91

FABLE XXI. THE HERMIT AND THE BEAR

96

FABLE XXII. THE HORSE AND THE STAG

102

FABLE XXIII. THE COCK AND THE DIAMOND

108

FABLE XXIV. THE OLD MAND AND THE BUNDLE OF STICKS

112

FABLE XXV. THE LION AND THE GNAT

115

FABLE XXVI. THE WALLETS: OR, THE ANIMALS ASSEMBLE BEFORE JUPITER

118

FABLE XXVII. MODESTY AND IMPUDENCE

122

FABLE XXVIII. THE FOWLER AND THE LITTLE BIRDS

126

FABLE XXIX. THE EAGLE, THE CAT, AND THE SOW

130

FABLE XXX. THE SPIDER AND THE BEE

135

FABLE XXXI. THE BOYS AND THE FROGS

140

FABLE XXXII. THE BOY, THE CAT, AND THE YOUNG BIRDS

145

FABLE XXXIII. THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE FOWLER

150

FABLE XXXIV. JUPITER'S STOREHOUSE

153

FABLE XXXV. THE CALIPH AND THE PERFUMED CLAY

157

TALES

THE WHISTLE

161

THE PORTRAIT

165

THE FOUR SEASONS

169

THE THREE SISTERS

177