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by Stith Thompson

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Aaron's censer (pistol) J1446; rod F971.1. -- Miracles cease at A's death F900.31.
(p. 226) Dragon *B11ff.; as creator's companion A36; enticed into pot K722.1; festival A1541.4.2; god A139.3; haunts lake G308.4....
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0253340896, Hardcover)

"This monumental work has now become... the indispensable tool of all folk narrative scholars." -- Southern Folklore Quarterly

"A work of this kind can never be quite complete, but in this work Stith Thompson has approached perfection." -- Volkskunde

"An invaluable aid to students and scholars... " -- Reference & Research Book News

Indiana University Press, with the generous support of the L. J. and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation, is pleased to announce the republication of this folklore classic, in honor of the centenary of the American Folklore Society.

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