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Heroines Every Child Should Know

Hamilton Wright Mabie

Book Overview: 

The companion volume to Heroes Every Child Should Know, this volume looks at 13 famous and heroic women from history.

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .Then he turned to the Queen, and excused himself that he wept when he should rather have rejoiced for the marriage of his daughter. And when the Queen would know of the estate of the bridegroom, he told her that his name was Achilles, and that he was the son of Peleus and Thetis, daughter of Nereus of the sea, and that he dwelt in Phthia. And when she inquired of the time of the marriage, he said that it should be in the same moon, on the first lucky day; and as to the place, that it must be where the bridegroom was sojourning, that is to say, in the camp. "And I," said the King, "will give the maiden to her husband."

"But where," answered the Queen, "is it your pleasure that I should be?"

"Thou must return to Argos, and care for the maidens there."

"Sayest thou that I return? Who then will hold up the torch for the bride?"

"I will do that which is needful. For it is not seemly that thou shouldst be present where the whole army is gath. . . Read More

Community Reviews

This is a review of Heroines Every Child Should Know, compiled by HW Mabie. The Goodreads entry is a bit unclear, so hopefully this is the same text...

Pretty good compilation. Not quite as instantly compelling stylistically as Heroes Every Child Should Know, and far fewer heroines (??? why???) but