Author: Bayim

We are here to introduce Bulgaria to you. It is our pleasure to do it the best way we can. We only want to know your interests and ideas and like d...

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Tailor-made Bulgaria Tours

Bulgaria can easily be called a mountainous country. Almost half of its territory is home to different in size, height, character and origin mounta...

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Private Bulgaria tours Pirin

Unbounded was the joy and congratulation of the courtiers on thus meeting with him safe and uninjured. The king then turning round to the poor fish...

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A King in Disguise part 5

Even I, a poor fisherman, with a wife and little family, am not forgotten, and enjoy my poverty in peace. He permits me to fish for eels wherever I...

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A King in Disguise part 4

As he thus stood, listening to the distant thunder and the raving of the storm, he stretched his view in vain to discover some signs of human exist...

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A King in Disguise part 3

Residing there during several years, I acquired an excellent knowledge of the language, manners, and peculiar practices of the people, when I was a...

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A King in Disguise part 2

Matteo Bandello (1480 – 1560)

Bandello, a Lombard noble by birth, is, next to Boccaccio, the most celebrated of the Italian story...

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A King in Disguise part 1

“Fair, sweet son, my heart trembles within me, so greatly do I dread the cold. Give me, then, the cloth you spread upon your horse, so that I com...

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The Divided Horsecloth part 8

“Ah, fair, sweet son, what is this thou sayest to me! For the love of God turn me not from thy door. I lie so close that thou canst not want my r...

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The Divided Horsecloth part 7

Thus before the witnesses he divested himself utterly of all his wealth, and became naked as a peeled wand in the eyes of the world, for this merch...

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The Divided Horsecloth part 6

The eldest of these brothers had a daughter, but the mother of the maid was dead. Now this damsel owned in Paris a certain fair house, over against...

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The Divided Horsecloth part 5

For very greatly are those loved and esteemed by their fellows who are courteous in speech’ and address. He who has fair words in his mouth recei...

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The Divided Horsecloth part 4

With the opening of the Seventeenth Century the short story was overshadowed by the drama and the long-winded sentimental ro­mance, although such ...

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The Divided Horsecloth part 2

Somadeva (Flourished about 1070 A.D.)

Somadeva (Soma with the Brahminical suffix deva) was a poet of Kashmir. His celebrated collection...

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The Story of Devadatta 1

Music and dance

Now his elder son was in the field: and as he came and drew nigh to the house, he heard music and dancing. And he call...

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The Prodigal Son 2

The literature of the New Testament (which was written in late Greek) is difficult to classify. It is Jewish, of course, but permeated by a distinc...

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The Jewish Mother 2

And the elders said:—“As we walked in the garden alone, this woman came in with two maids, and shut the garden doors, and sent the maids away. ...

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The History of Susanna 2

Apuleius (Born ca. 125 A.D.)

Lucius Apuleius, author of The Golden Ass, was born and educated in northern Africa. He practised law, was...

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The Dream 1

The Book of Ruth (From the Old Testament)

Into the extremely complicated questions of authorship, origin and development of the Old Tes...

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The Book of Ruth 1

The Talmud is a great collection of law, ritual, precept, and example, which was composed during the period extending from the First Century B.C. t...

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Rabbi Akiva 1