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New Mother, the (1882) [Short Story]
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Tells of the awful fate of two innocent children are repeatedly encouraged in naughty behaviour by a strange and charming young woman. Eventually the children try their mother's patience so far that she threatens to leave them and 'send home a new mother with glass eyes and a wooden tail'.

Appears in:
The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales
Treasury of the Fantastic
Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment

Original title: The New Mother
Original languages: English

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Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreOriginal Creations

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Dark Descent, the (1987) [Anthology]
      Authors: M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Stephen King , Charles Dickens , H. P. Lovecraft , Ambrose Bierce , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , William Faulkner , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Shirley Jackson , Henry James , Edith Nesbit , Edith Wharton , Harlan Ellison , Clive Barker , Tanith Lee , Thomas M. Disch , Algernon Blackwood , Ramsey Campbell , Robert W. Chambers , Charles L. Grant , Fritz Leiber , Robert Bloch , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Richard Matheson , Theodore Sturgeon , Joyce Carol Oates , Gene Wolfe , Flannery O'Connor , Michael Bishop , Manly Wade Wellman , Joanna Russ , Karl Edward Wagner , John Collier , Ivan Turgenev , Michael Shea , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , Dennis Etchison , Walter de la Mare , Lucy Lane Clifford , Fitz-James O'Brien , Robert Aickman , Russell Kirk , Oliver Onions , Robert Hichens
     Masterpieces of Fantasy and Enchantment (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Ursula K. Le Guin , Charles Dickens , Ray Bradbury , Philip K. Dick , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Robert A. Heinlein , Mark Twain , Samuel R. Delany , Lord Dunsany , Michael Moorcock , Poul Anderson , L. Sprague de Camp , Fritz Leiber , Fletcher Pratt , Abraham Merritt , Theodore Sturgeon , Avram Davidson , Gene Wolfe , Wyman Guin , Joanna Russ , John Collier , Elizabeth A. Lynn , Saki , Anthony Boucher , Frank R. Stockton , William Morris , Horace Walpole , Lucy Lane Clifford , Kenneth Morris , Sara Coleridge , Margaret St. Clair , Stephen Vincent Benét , Christopher Pearce Cranch
     Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, the (1993) [Anthology]
      Authors: L. Frank Baum , Ursula K. Le Guin , Charles Dickens , Philip K. Dick , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Alison Lurie , Edith Nesbit , H. G. Wells , Oscar Wilde , Isaac Bashevis Singer , Bernard Malamud , Tanith Lee , Donald Barthelme , Lord Dunsany , Louise Erdrich , Kenneth Grahame , Robert Louis Stevenson , Howard Pyle , Jane Yolen , T.H. White , John Collier , Angela Carter , James Thurber , Joan Aiken , Catherine Sinclair , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Jay Williams , Walter de la Mare , Sylvia Townsend Warner , Mary de Morgan , Lucy Lane Clifford , John Ruskin , Carl Sandburg , Frances Browne , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Richard Hughes , Naomi Mitchison , Jeanne Desy , Richard Kennedy
     Treasury of the Fantastic, the (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Emily Dickinson , Ambrose Bierce , George Gordon Byron , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , John Keats , Edith Nesbit , Mary Shelley , Alfred Tennyson , Mark Twain , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Virginia Woolf , William Butler Yeats , Lord Dunsany , Algernon Blackwood , Robert W. Chambers , Kenneth Grahame , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Washington Irving , A.E. Housman , Samuel Taylor Coleridge , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , W. W. Jacobs , James Hogg , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Walter de la Mare , Christina Rossetti , Lucy Lane Clifford , Max Beerbohm , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Kenneth Morris , Margaret Oliphant , William Austin , Edward Lear , Richard Middleton , I. A. Ireland

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