Endnotes

  1. “History of the Aesopic Fable,” the introductory volume to my edition of Caxton’s Fables of Esope (London, Nutt, 1889).

  2. An admirable and full account of this literature was given by M. A. Barth in Mélusine, t. IV No. 12, and t. V No. 1. See also Table I of Prof. Rhys-Davids’ Birth Stories.

  3. Finland boasts of 12,000, but most of these lie unprinted among the archives of the Helsingfors Literary Society.