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How Br’er Rabbit lost his tail – American literature

By |2017-08-14T10:13:05+00:00August 14th, 2017|Literature, North America|

Br'er Rabbit and his tail This is a story about Br'er Rabbit. So one day in late fall, Br'er Rabbit was hopping down the dirt road and wagging his great big bushy tail. Br'er Rabbit was very proud of his fine tail. Now, you may say, rabbits don't have great big bushy tails! They [...]

The Spartan boy and the fox: a story

By |2018-04-22T22:44:04+00:00July 6th, 2017|Government, Greeks|

The Spartan boy and the fox: a fox cub The Roman writer Plutarch, who wrote about 75 BC, told this story about the Spartans: "So seriously did Spartan children go about their stealing, that a boy, having stolen a young fox and hid it under his cloak, let it tear out his guts [...]