A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune (Texas Folklore Society by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell

By Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, Allen Maxwell

Good stories are represented during this quantity by means of Frank Dobie and via Riley Aiken, Roger Abrahams, and Kenneth Goldstein. additionally incorporated are E. Bagby Atwood who analyzes the diversities of the cacophonous customized of the charivari or shivaree because it has been saw in numerous instances and areas. George D. Hendricks compares models of the foundation and nature of lady, and John Q. Anderson surveys origins of circulate names, between different themes coated during this volume.

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When I was on his back, he smelled bad," said Klis-to. " Page 31 Klis-to threw himself on the ground, changed to a dead fox, and bloated his belly. Ta-u-ue-a was flying high when he saw this animal. " he said. " Ta-u-ue-a came to earth not too close to the dead fox. " He stopped and stared with one eye and then with the other. Then, with much caution, he came closer still. He looked to the sky and all about. The fox, now Klis-to, sprang to his feet and caught him. "You forgot me," said Klis-to to Ta-u-ue-a.

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I believe we can arrange a trap for them and they will take themselves away; thereby you will save face.  . The next morning a telegram from hell, that had been faked Page 8 by Pepe and St. Peter, was read to a group of angels from a balcony. "A gold strike in hell," said the telegram. And that was all. The following day there was only one prospector left in heaven and that was Pepe Perancejo. He chuckled about this for a while but not for long. He became gloomy. He no longer worked his claims.

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