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Tales of the Woods and Fields (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Tales of the Woods and Fields

Tun: common Opinion concerning the nymphs whom the ancients called Hamadryads, is more to the honour of trees than anything yet mentioned. It was thought that the fate of these nymphs had so near a dependance on some trees, more especially oaks, that they lived and died together., For this reason they were extremely grateful to such persons as preserved those trees with which their being subsisted.

A certain youth, being about to fell an oak, having, at the entreaty of the Hamadryad who inhabited it, preserved it in this manner, the nymph conceived a violent attachment to him, and they long lived together in the forest, happy in each other's society.

But he, becoming weary of this simple life, returns to his old friends and associates in the city, which desertion threw the unfortunate Hamadryad into the most grievous despair.

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Titre: Tales of the Woods and Fields (Classic Reprint)
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Code EAN: 9780267006816
ISBN: 0267006810
Format: Livre Relié
nombre de pages: 294
Poids: 549g
Taille: H229mm x B152mm x T20mm
Année: 2018

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