Saturday, May 19, 2001

Overview. Hale-Wortham. Hitopadesha

Comments: The Hitopadesha is full of proverbs, and Hale-Wortham's English translation helps you to keep track of the proverbs by numbering them.

Title: Hitopadesha, or, The Book of Good Counsel
Author: B. Hale-Wortham
Year: 1906

Online Sources (FREE):
Internet Archive
Hathi Trust

Bizzell: There is a copy available for checkout from the regular Bizzell stacks: 398.2 H638hEw (click to see if it is checked out or not).

The reading selection consists of Book 1, plus a few of the later stories:

Story 1.
Story 2.
Story 3.
Story 4.
Story 5.

Story 6.
Story 7.
Story 8.
Story 9.

There are some additional stories (just read the story; don't worry about the different frame-tales unless you are curious and want to read more):
Story: The Monkeys and the Bell.
Story: The Lion and the Rabbit.
Story The Indigo Jackal.
Story: The Saint and the Mouse.
Story: The Crab and the Crane.
Story The Brahman's Dream.

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