The sparrow without tongue
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In the village of Nagatani, once lived, in two neighboring houses, a good old man and a nasty old woman. The first was called Nasakeji, the second Arababa. The old man loved birds. He has, especially for sparrows, a marked … Read More

The Sparrow
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In a field of millet, the sparrows were pecking corn. The miller cat watched them quite a long time, but failed to catch them; for as soon as he approached, the birds flew. “I’ll take you anyway, little fools,” said … Read More