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THE HEART OF OAK BOOKS

A COLLECTION OF TRADITIONAL RHYMES AND STORIES FOR CHILDREN,
AND OF MASTERPIECES OF POETRY AND PROSE FOR USE AT
HOME AND AT SCHOOL, CHOSEN WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE
TO THE CULTIVATION OF THE IMAGINATION AND THE

DEVELOPMENT OF A TASTE FOR GOOD READING

In Sir Volumes
VOLUME III

THE

HEART OF OAK BOOKS

EDITED BY

CHARLES ELIOT NORTON

Third Book

FAIRY STORIES AND CLASSIC TALES OF ADVENTURE

BOSTON, U.S.A.
D. C. HEATH & CO., PUBLISHERS

HARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

GIFT OF
GINN & CO.
DEC 11 1930

COPYRIGHT, 1895,
BY CHARLES ELIOT NORTON.

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS.

In the preparation of the Heart of Oak Books I have received assistance of various sorts from various persons, to all of whom I offer my thanks. I regret that I am not allowed to mention by name one without whose help the Books would not have been made, and to whose hand most of the Notes are due.

The accuracy of the text of the pieces of which the volumes are composed has been secured by the painstaking and scholarly labor of Mr. George H. Browne of Cambridge, Mass.

C. E. NORTON.

THE selections from Longfellow, Lowell, Hawthorne, Whittier, and Emerson in these books are used by permission of the publishers of the works of these authors, Houghton, Mifflin, & Co., and by special agreement with them.

D. C. HEATH & co.

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