The Northern Way

Popular Tales From the Norse

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TITLE PAGE
NOTICE TO THE SECOND EDITION
NOTICE TO THE FIRST EDITION
MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR
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INTRODUCTION - ORIGIN

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DIFFUSION

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NORSE MYTHOLOGY

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NORSE POPULAR TALES

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CONCLUSION

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PRESS NOTICES
TRUE AND UNTRUE
WHY THE SEA IS SALT
THE OLD DAME AND HER HEN

EAST O' THE SUN AND WEST O' THE MOON

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BOOTS WHO ATE A MATCH WITH THE TROLL
HACON GRIZZLEBEARD
BOOTS WHO MADE THE PRINCESS SAY, "THAT'S A STORY,"
THE TWELVE WILD DUCKS
THE GIANT WHO HAD NO HEART IN HIS BODY
THE FOX AS HERDSMAN

THE MASTERMAID

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THE CAT ON THE DOVREFELL
PRINCESS ON THE GLASS HILL
HOW ONE WENT OUT TO WOO
THE COCK AND HEN
THE MASTER-SMITH

THE TWO STEP-SISTERS

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BUTTERCUP
TAMING THE SHREW

SHORTSHANKS

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GUDBRAND ON THE HILL-SIDE

THE BLUE BELT

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WHY THE BEAR IS STUMPY-TAILED
NOT A PIN TO CHOOSE BETWEEN THEM
ONE'S OWN CHILDREN ARE ALWAYS PRETTIEST
THE THREE PRINCESSES OF WHITELAND
THE LASSIE AND HER GODMOTHER
THE THREE AUNTS
THE COCK, THE CUCKOO, AND THE BLACKCOCK

RICH PETER THE PEDLAR

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GERTRUDE'S BIRD
BOOTS AND THE TROLL
GOOSEY GRIZZEL
THE LAD WHO WENT TO THE NORTH WIND

THE MASTER THIEF

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THE BEST WISH

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THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF
WELL DONE AND ILL PAID
THE HUSBAND WHO WAS TO MIND THE HOUSE

DAPPLEGRIM

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FARMER WEATHERSKY

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LORD PETER
THE SEVEN FOALS

THE WIDOW'S SON

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BUSHY BRIDE
BOOTS AND HIS BROTHERS
BIG PETER AND LITTLE PETER
TATTERHOOD
THE COCK AND HEN THAT WENT TO THE DOVREFELL

KATIE WOODENCLOAK

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THUMBIKIN
DOLL I' THE GRASS
THE LAD AND THE DEIL
THE COCK AND HEN A-NUTTING

THE BIG BIRD DAN

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SORIA MORIA CASTLE

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BRUIN AND REYNARD
TOM TOTHERHOUSE
LITTLE ANNIE THE GOOSE-GIRL

INTRODUCTION TO APPENDIX
NOTE TO INTRODUCTION TO APPENDIX

APPENDIX
WHY THE JACK-SPANIARD'S WAIST IS SMALL
ANANZI AND THE LION
ANANZI AND QUANQUA
THE EAR OF CORN AND THE TWELVE MEN
THE LITTLE CHILD AND THE PUMPKIN TREE
THE BROTHER AND HIS SISTERS
THE GIRL AND THE FISH
THE LION, THE GOAT, AND THE BABOON
ANANZI AND BABOON
THE MAN AND THE DOUKANA TREE
NANCY FAIRY
THE DANCING GANG

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