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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 613 pages of information about The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb Volume 3.

Apart from the internal evidence, which is very strong, I think, the only reason for attributing this tale to Charles Lamb is an entry in Crabb Robinson’s diary for May 15, 1811:  “A very pleasant call on Charles and Mary Lamb.  Read his version of Prince Dorus, the Long-Nosed King.”  In his reminiscences of Lamb and others (in MS.) Robinson said, under 1811:  “C.  Lamb wrote this year for children a version of the Nursery Tale of Prince Dorus.  I mention this, because it is not in his collected works and like two vols. of Poems for Children likely to be lost.  I this year tried to persuade him to make a new version of the old Tale of Reynard the Fox.  He said he was sure it would not succeed—­sense for humour, said L., is extinct.”  What particular version of the story was used by Lamb we cannot tell, but in a little book called Adventures of Musul; or, The Three Gifts, printed for Vernor & Hood and E. Newbery in 1800, “The Prince that had a Long Nose” is one of the tales.  Lamb’s version does not call for annotation.

INDEX

A

“Adventures of Ulysses,” 240, 505. 
“All’s Well that Ends Well,” 115. 
Allsop, Thomas, and Coleridge, 509. 
Amwell and the Lambs, 510. 
“Anger,” 429, 518. 
“Ann Withers,” 334, 511.
Anti-Jacobin and Review, The, 499. 
“Arabella Hardy,” 384, 513. 
“As You Like It,” 44.

B

Baldwin, Edward (Godwin’s pseudonym), 500. 
Barbauld, Mrs., Lamb on, 500. 
Barton, Bernard, Lamb’s letters to, 505, 508. 
“Beasts in the Tower, The,” 464, 520. 
“Beggar Man, The,” 451, 520. 
Bells and Lamb, 513. 
“Birthday Thought, A,” 488, 522. 
Blake, William, 503, 520. 
Blakesware and the Lambs, 511. 
“Blindness,” 429, 518. 
“Boy and the Sky-lark, The,” 447, 519. 
“Boy and the Snake, The,” 413, 516. 
“Boy, Mother, and Butterfly, The,” 489, 522. 
“Breakfast,” 453, 520. 
“Broken Doll, The,” 425, 518. 
“Brother’s Reply, The,” 457, 520. 
Burney, Martin, and the Lambs, 502, 510, 518. 
“Butterfly, The,” 406, 516.

C

“Changeling, The,” 334, 511. 
Chapman, George, his Homer, 505, 507. 
“Charity,” 462, 520. 
“Charlotte Wilmot,” 375, 513. 
“Choosing a Profession,” 452, 520. 
“Chusing a Name,” 408, 516. 
Clairmont, Mrs. (afterwards Mrs. Godwin), 499. 
“Cleanliness,” 417, 517. 
“Clock Striking,” 470, 521. 
“Coffee Slips, The,” 472, 521. 
Coleridge, S.T., Lamb’s letters to, 500, 505, 515.
——­ on Mrs. Leicester’s School, 509. 
“Comedy of Errors,” 136. 
“Confidant, The,” 466, 521. 
“Conquest of Prejudice,” 476, 521. 
“Crumbs to the Birds,” 408, 516. 
“Cymbeline,” 81.

D

“David,” 483, 521.
“——­ in the Cave of Adullam,” 486, 522. 
“Dessert, The,” 473, 521. 
“Discontent and Quarrelling,” 410, 516. 
“DORUS, PRINCE,” 490, 522. 
“Duchess of Malfi,” Lamb’s paraphrase from, 449, 519. 
“Duty of a Brother, The,” 426, 518.

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