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" Being thereupon in great distress, he sat down by the side of the stream and lamented his loss bitterly. But Mercury, whose river it was, taking compassion on him, appeared at the instant before him... "
Aesop's Fables: A New Version, Chiefly from Original Sources - Page 98
by Aesop, Thomas James - 1848 - 232 pages
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The Progressive English reading books

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...part with our tails, if there were any chance of recovering your own." MERCURY AND THE WOODMAN. upon in great distress, he sat down by the side of the...bringing up a golden axe, asked the woodman if that was his. Upon the man denying it, Mercury dived a second time, and brought up one of silver. Again...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Volumes 43-44

Phrenology - 1866
...But Mercury, whose river it was, taking compassion on him, appeared at the instant before him ; nnd hearing from him the cause of his sorrow, dived to...Woodman if that were his. Upon the man's denying it, Mercnry dived a second time, nnd brought np one of silver. Again the man denied that it was his. So...
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Ęsop's fables, illustr. by E. Griset. With text based chiefly upon Croxall ...

Aesopus - 1881
...grieved bitterly. Mercury appeared, and asked him what was the matter. Having heard the Man's story, he dived to the bottom of the river, and bringing up a golden axe, offered it to him. The Woodman refused to take it, saying it was not his. Mercury then dived a second...
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Elementary Latin exercises, adapted to the Eton Latin grammar, compiled by A ...

Arthur Campbell Ainger - 1885
...compassion on him, approached aud asked him the cause of his sorrow. Hearing the state of the case, he dived to the bottom of the river, and bringing up a golden axe, asked the woodman if that were the axe he had lost. On his denying it, Mercury dived a second time and brought up a silver axe. Again...
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Report of the Board of Education of the State of Connecticut to the Governor ...

Connecticut. Board of Education - 1888
...distress he sat down by the side of the stream ' and lamented his loss bitterly ' but Mercury whos' river it was taking compassion on him appeared at...the bottom of the river ' and bringing up a golden ax asked the Woodman if that was his. Upon the mans' denying it Mercury dived the second time ' and...
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A Child's Version of Ęsop's Fables: With a Supplement Containing Fables ...

Aesop, Jenny H. Stickney - Fables - 1891 - 204 pages
...Mercury appeared, and asked him what was the matter. Having heard the story of the man's misfortune, he dived to the bottom of the river, and, bringing up a golden axe', inquired if that were the one he had lost. dls-ap-peared' trans-pired' trans-port'-ed On his saying...
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Lower German: Reading, Supplementary Grammar with Exercises and Material for ...

Louis Lubovius - German language - 1898
...him. No sooner (kaum) had Hermes heard how the matter (Sache, f.) stood, than he dived to (auf, acc.) the bottom of the river, and bringing up a golden axe, asked the woodman if that were the axe he had lost. This the woodcutter denied, and the compassionate god dived a second time and...
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First Book in English for Primary and Lower Grades

Larkin Dunton, Augustus Hill Kelley - English language - 1907 - 163 pages
...heard him lament, and soon appeared, to ask him what was the matter. Having heard the man's story, he dived to the bottom of the river and, bringing up a golden axe, offered it to the woodman. The woodman was greatly surprised, but refused to take the axe, saying it...
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The Fables of Aesop: Based on the Texts of L'Estrange and Croxall

Joseph Walker McSpadden - Animals - 1903 - 230 pages
...bitterly, when Mercury appeared, and asked him what was the matter. Having heard the Man's story, he dived to the bottom of the river, and bringing up a golden axe, offered it to him. " That is not mine," said the Woodman, and he refused to take it. Mercury dived...
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First Book in English

Larkin Dunton - 1911
...heard him lament, and soon appeared, to ask him what was the matter. Having heard the man's story, he dived to the bottom of the river and, bringing up a golden axe, offered it to the woodman. The woodman was greatly surprised, but refused to take the axe, saying it...
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