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The Life and death of Tom Thumb, the little giant

The Life and death of Tom Thumb, the little giant

together with some curious anecdotes respecting Grumbo the great giant, king of the country of eagles.

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Published by From Sidney"s Press in New-Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thumb, Tom, -- 1838-1883.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 25866.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15986184M

    The legend of Tom Thumb began as a folktale of unknown ancient origins that is almost certainly based on an oral tradition. The novelty of Tom's adventures has clearly captured the imagination of people throughout the ages and across cultures, as demonstrated by the multicultural versions, as well as English adaptations to the tale. QUEEN Dollallolla, Wife to King Arthur, and Mother to Huncamunca, a Woman entirely faultless, saving that she is a little given to Drink; a little too much a Virago towards her Husband, and in Love with Tom Thumb.: Mrs. Mullart. The Princess HUNCAMUNCA, Daughter to their Majesties King Arthur and Queen Dollallolla, of a very sweet, gentle, and amorous Disposition, equally in .

    The Great Big Car and Truck Book by Richard Scarry/Giant Golden Book/Nursery/Baby Show Decor/Retro Richard Scarry Art/Vintage Book Ruralroutethrift 5 out of 5 stars () $ $ $ (30% off). Tom presently made the giant very uncomfortable, and he threw him up into the sea. A great fish then swallowed him. This fish was soon after caught, and sent as a present to King Arthur. When it was cut open, everybody was delighted with little Tom Thumb.

      Parental Guidance: Some material of this video may not be suitable for children below 13 years of age. Adventures of Tom Thumb in English | Story | English S.   Before reality TV, there was P.T. Barnum. The 19th-century showman made a fortune by filling his American Museum with native peoples, conjoined twins, acrobats, animals and complete humbugs like.


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After an estima official performances the diminutive Charles Sherwood Stratton finally found his way to Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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General Tom Thumb eventually began to grow a little, reaching 2 feet 9 inches on his 18th birthday and 3 feet by the time of his death at the age of General Tom Thumb (Charles Sherwood Stratton, January 4, –J ) was an unusually small man who, when promoted by the great showman Phineas T.

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P.T. Barnum was one of the most celebrated personalities who amused millions of people with his bizarre yet amusing showmanship.Little Thumb, who had observed that the Ogre's daughters had crowns of gold upon their heads, and was afraid lest the Ogre should repent his not killing them, got up about midnight, and, taking his brothers' bonnets and his own, went very softly and put them upon the heads of the seven little ogresses, after having taken off their crowns of.