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This volume was published between 1892 and 1896. Excerpt - After the world had been created, it became the property of a very powerful fairy ; and when this fairy was about to die, he divided it between his two boys and his girl. The girl called Ama, was given the sun; the eldest boy, called Susano, was given the sea; and the second boy, whose name I forget, was given theThis volume was published between 1892 and 1896. Excerpt - After the world had been created, it became the property of a very powerful fairy ; and when this fairy was about to die, he divided it between his two boys and his girl. The girl called Ama, was given the sun; the eldest boy, called Susano, was given the sea; and the second boy, whose name I forget, was given the moon. Well, the Moon-Boy behaved himself properly; and you can still see his jolly round face on a clear night when the moon is full. But Susano was very angry and disappointed at having nothing but the cold wet sea to live in. So up he rushed into the sky, burst into the beautiful room inside the sun, where his sister was sitting with her maidens weaving gold and silver dresses, broke their spindles, trampled upon their work, and in short did all the mischief he could, and frightened the poor maids to death....

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ISBN : 20808521
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Number of Pages : 26 Pages
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  • Vaishali
    2019-04-30 02:19

    The ancient Japanese tale of Yamata-no-Orochi.A magical beginning:"Did you ever hear the story of the Eight-Headed Serpent? If not, I will tell it to you. It is rather a long one, and we must go a good way back to get to the beginning of it. In fact, we must go back to the beginning of the world."A dash of humor:"And the second boy, whose name I forget, was given the moon."And an end that brings us to today:"It now belongs to the Emperor of Japan, who looks upon it as one of his most precious treasures."A must read.