Arnold. Hitopadesha

Today's free book is The Book of Good Counsels (Hitopadesha) by Edwin Arnold with illustrations by Gordon Browne. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Hathi Trust, and Google Books. There is also a free audiobook at LibriVox. You can get a free Kindle ebook from Amazon too!





(Hathi Trust: illustrated by Harrison Weir)
Table of Contents

THE WINNING OF FRIENDS
The Story of the Jackal, Deer, and Crow
The Story of the Vulture, the Cat, and the Birds
The Story of the Dead Game and the Jackal
The Prince and the Wife of the Merchant's Son
The Story of the Old Jackal and the Elephant

THE PARTING OF FRIENDS
The Story of the Lion, the Jackals, and the Bull
The Story of the Monkey and the Wedge
The Story of the Washerman's Jackass
The Story of the Cat who Served the Lion
The Story of the Terrible Bell
The Story of the Prince and the Procuress
The Story of the Black Snake and the Golden Chain
The Story of the Lion and the Old Hare
The Story of the Wagtail and the Sea

WAR
The Battle of the Swans and Peacocks
The Story of the Weaver-Birds and the Monkeys
The Story of the Old Hare and the Elephants
The Story of the Heron and the Crow
The Story of the Appeased Wheelwright
The Story of the Dyed Jackal
The Story of the Faithful Rajpoot

PEACE
The Treaty Between the Peacocks and the Swans
The Story of the Tortoise and the Geese
The Story of Fate and the Three Fishes
The Story of the Unabashed Wife
The Story of the Herons and the Mongoose
The Story of the Recluse and the Mouse
The Story of the Crane and the Crab
The Story of the Brahman and the Pans
The Duel of the Giants
The Story of the Brahman and the Goat
The Story of the Camel, the Lion, and His Court
The Story of the Frogs and the Old Serpent




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