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Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3

Classic Tales and Old-Fashioned Stories

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Author: Various Authors
Language: English
Wordcount: 183,719 / 496 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,543
Added to site: 2008.02.19 20118

e, but of the inside they know almost nothing, and when they hear persons say that Shakespeare is the greatest writer that ever lived, they wonder about it. If they take down a volume containing one of his plays, they think it very dull, but here in simple language we present the stories of two of the most fairy-like and beautiful plays, as retold for children by Charles and Mary Lamb.




There is much truth in the saying that "old things are best, old books are best, old friends are best." We like to connect in thought our best-loved books and our best-loved friends. A good friend must have some of the wisdom of a good book, though good books often talk to us with wisdom and also with humor and courtesy greater than any living friend may show. "Sometimes we think books are the best friends; they never interrupt or contradict or criticise us."

Every year in our own country about ten thousand books are published. Most of them d



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