Mother Knows Best

Author : Serena Valentino
ISBN : 1368009026
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The tale of the legendary golden flower is widely known. The story has been told many times and in many ways. But always the flower is coveted by an old witch to keep herself young and beautiful.
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Disney Villains

Author : Scholastic Australia
ISBN : 1742997376
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The tale of Rapunzel is widely known.
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The Witches Of Kyiv

Author : Orest Somov
ISBN : 9780987594396
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And Other Gothic Tales Orest Somov ... Her mother reproached her, frightened by
the prospect of wild animals and bad people. ... He is from a good family and rich:
he is a young Polish nobleman. ... “Watch out,” the old woman told her, shaking
her head doubtfully, “beware of the villain; he will have his way with you, and
then ... You know that in our Kyiv, for our sins, we have many sorcerers and
witches.
Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Zoraida Or The Witch Of Naumkeag

Author : Egbert Augustus Cowslip
ISBN : HARVARD:32044012539961
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The ring was never lost at all, for I've taken precious good care of it," pulling it
from her little finger with some difficulty, " ever sen we got it. ... and an onmassiful
sight brighter and sparklinger (kase I'd not let a morsel o' dirt or rust git on it), than
it was when the old squaw fetched it to the colonel's. ... I am satisfied," said he,
after the examination ; "captain, your tale is true. ... "Think you hy this trick of
speech to appease me, villain — restore virtue to the mother, take infamy from the
child ?
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Wilson S Historical Traditionary And Imaginative Tales Of The Borders And Of Scotland

Author : John Mackay Wilson
ISBN : IND:30000133702682
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“Well, well, so much the better, good woman, for both you and them; but, I say, we
're starving of hunger, old girl. ... thinking to increase the effects of the consolation
he was administering, added— “And wha kens, mother, but I may yet meet the
villain somewhere, and be revenged o' him for what he has dune to us! ... “Why,
starving an old witch in Nithsdale, to be sure,” replied the fellow. ... “know that that
woman was my mother; and since you do not repent the deed, you shall die for it.
Genre: Borders Region (Scotland)

Boys Of The World

Author :
ISBN : OSU:32435079864104
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“Don't know.” And the brute went out. He had barely closed the door when it was
£ open a second time, and a ... “Mother Jezebel, at your sarvice; ” and the old
witch bobbed him a courtesy which was mate to the one with which she had
favoured Mellicent on a previous occasion. ... Ask away”—grinning maliciously-“
much good will it do ye! ... Listen, and you shall hear my story. ... “The villain " “
There was a long time when my false lover did not come near me, I began to
suspect him.
Genre: Penny dreadfuls

The Galaxy

Author : William Conant Church
ISBN : UOM:39015011427229
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I swear to you by the grave of my mother (who was an honest woman, and not
like me ! ) that I do not know to-day who those people were! ... He made the old
woman believe that he would only stupefy you a little by a certain drink, would
then carry you outside the town, and ... For pity's sake, if you ever think of your
poor little Emilia, do not think of her as a black villain. God eternal knows my
heart this moment. I have nqt very good morals, and am light-minded; but evil-
disposed am I not.
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Wilson S Historical Traditionary And Imaginative Tales Of The Borders And Of Scotland With An Illustrative Glossary By Captain Thomas Brown With A Portrait

Author : John Mackay WILSON
ISBN : BL:A0022437597
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import, and so demoniac was the appearance of the old witch as she uttered
them, at times waving her withered arms in the air, and at the name of each saint
bowing her head to the ground, and crossing her forehead and breast. ... I have
laid on the villains the curse no priest in Ireland can lift. ... You must be reconciled
to the Holy Mother Church, and get absolution from her holy priests; and do, in
faith and humility, the penance she ... Her curse she had found means to let him
know of.
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Point Counterpoint

Author : Thayle K. Anderson
ISBN : PSU:000016394605
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I am sure that the vivid stories we heard, the ones my mother or my grandmother
read to us, were an emotional release for my brother and me. We used ... The
more horrendous the villains the easier it was to act them out. ... We were
pleased when somebody pushed a wicked witch into the oven or ran off with a
willy-willywag and the old witch's bag of gold. Children don't want everybody
good. ... Children know it's just a story, a lively tale that goes galloping along to a
satisfying end.
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Lloyd S Penny Weekly Miscellany Of Romance And General Interest

Author :
ISBN : UIUC:30112113989542
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The turnkey walked on very rapidly, but that did him no good: for he was forced to
wait for the old woman at every turning, and she ... Darkley's room, which the
turnkey opened immediately and cried:“Here's your old cat of a mother, and if she
was mins 1 d make away with myself-l would.” “Oh, you-you villain-you wretch-I-I-
eugh-you little ugly man, eugh-eugh. ... “I tell you what it is," replied the gaoler, “a
nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse, it is; and I know as his worshup, 'squire
 ...
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Horn Book Reflections On Children S Books And Reading

Author : Elinor Whitney Field
ISBN : UOM:39015003505727
File Size : 45.27 MB
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I am sure that the vivid stories we heard, the ones my mother or my grandmother
read to us, were an emotional release for my brother and me. We used ... The
more horrendous the villains the easier it was to act them out. ... We were
pleased when somebody pushed a wicked witch into the oven or ran off with a
willy- willy-wag and the old witch's bag of gold. Children don't want everybody
good. ... Children know it's just a story, a lively tale that goes galloping along to a
satisfying end.
Genre: Children's literature

Horn Book Reflections

Author :
ISBN :
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I am sure that the vivid stories we heard, the ones my mother or my grandmother
read to us, were an emotional release for my brother and me. We used ... The
more horrendous the villains the easier it was to act them out. ... We were
pleased when somebody pushed a wicked witch into the oven or ran off with a
willy- willy-wag and the old witch's bag of gold. Children don't want everybody
good. ... Children know it's just a story, a lively tale that goes galloping along to a
satisfying end.
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