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In the beginning God created the White Pearl out of his most precious essence. He also created a bird named Angar. He placed...

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574. I landed by night; I came ashore where gardens were seen. It seemed as if there were a city: we came near,...

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Alana the beautiful and her sons – Mongol’s Secret Story

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Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, or the tenth muse

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Kalila and Dimna

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Nart Sagas

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