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The Heroes by Charles Kingsley or Greek Fairy Tales


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Howard Davie illustration for The Heroes by Charles Kingsley depicting Tiphys the cunning helmsman stood silent, clenching his teeth, till he saw a heron come flying mast-high toward the rocks, and hover awhile before them, as if looking for a passage through. Then he cried, 'Hera has sent us a pilot; let us follow the cunning bird.

Tiphys the cunning helmsman stood silent, clenching his teeth,
till he saw a heron come flying mast-high toward the rocks, and hover awhile before them, as if looking for a passage through.
Then he cried, 'Hera has sent us a pilot; let us follow the cunning bird.



by Charles Kingsley


Illustrated By Howard Davie



The Heroes by Charles Kingsley - Content

Kingsley heroes of ancient Greece, tells three stories in fine poetic prose. The stories Include accounts of Perseus who slew Medusa the Gorgon, Jason who sought the Golden Fleece, and Theseus who slew the Minotaur. .



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"The Heroes", or "Greek fairytails" published (1856) by Charles Kingsley (1819-1875)

The illustrations are by Howard Davie (1852-1934) published by (Rapheal Tuck and Sons lmt) 1919.



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