0 Arts & Entertainment Today's story is The House in the Wood, a German tale found in Andrew Lang's Pink Fairy Book. Press Release Desk , News Partner Posted Reply Press release from Nashville Public Library: August 18, 2021 This story can be found in Andrew Lang’s Pink Fairy Book . Hello, and welcome to Family Folktales from the Nashville Public Library. I’m Susan Poulter, a Librarian at the Main Library. Today’s story is The House in the Wood, a German tale found in Andrew Lang’s Pink Fairy Book. A poor woodcutter lived with his wife and three daughters in a little hut on the borders of a great forest. One morning as he was going to his work, he said to his wife, 'Let our eldest daughter bring me my lunch into the wood; and so that she shall not lose her way, I will take a bag of millet with me, and sprinkle the seed on the path.' When the sun had risen high over the forest, the girl set out with a … [Read more...] about Nashville Public Library: The House In The Wood
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0 Arts & Entertainment Today's story is Jack and the Beanstalk, an English tale found in Andrew Lang's Red Fairy Book. Press Release Desk , News Partner Posted Reply Press release from Nashville Public Library: August 4, 2021 This story can be found in Andrew Lang’s Red Fairy Book . Hello, and welcome to Family Folktales from the Nashville Public Library. I’m Susan Poulter, a Librarian at the Main Library. Today’s story is Jack and the Beanstalk, an English tale found in Andrew Lang’s Red Fairy Book. ONCE upon a time there was a poor widow who lived in a little cottage with her only son Jack. Jack was a giddy, thoughtless boy, but very kind-hearted and affectionate. There had been a hard winter, and after it the poor woman had suffered from fever and ague. Jack did no work as yet, and by degrees they grew dreadfully poor. The widow saw that there was no means of keeping Jack and herself from starvation but by … [Read more...] about Nashville Public Library: Jack And The Beanstalk
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HONG KONG — For nearly three years, President Xi Jinping of China has crushed opposition by silencing and often locking up anyone who dares defy the government. But that aura of invincibility has been shaken by stock market speculators who have made a mockery of efforts to halt a steep slide in share prices. The losses — Chinese shares have shed more than a quarter of their value in three weeks — pose an added risk, and possibly greater danger, to a global economy grappling with Greece’s difficulties in repaying foreign loans and its possible exit from the euro. About $2.7 trillion in value has evaporated since the Chinese stock market peaked on June 12. That is six times Greece’s entire foreign debt, or 11 years of Greece’s economic output. Skeptical investors have so far shrugged off each step the government has taken to keep share prices aloft: an interest-rate cut, threats to punish rumormongers, allowing the national pension fund to buy stocks and even plans to investigate … [Read more...] about China’s Market Rout Is a Double Threat