Grimm Brothers. Tom Thumb. Lit2Go Edition.
He was the first major attraction promoted by the circus impresario P. Born to parents of normal stature, Charles Stratton ceased growing at the age of six months and remained 25 inches 0. He later grew to 40 inches 1 metre and 70 pounds 32 kg.
IN the days of the great King Arthur there lived a mighty magician, called Merlin, the most learned and skilful enchanter the world has ever seen. This famous magician, who could take any form he pleased, was travelling about as a poor beggar, and being very tired he stopped at the cottage of a ploughman to rest himself, and asked for some food. The countryman bade him welcome, and his wife, who was a very good-hearted woman, soon brought him some milk in a wooden bowl, and some coarse brown bread on a platter.
Jump to navigation. The History of Tom Thumbe, the Little, for his small stature surnamed, King Arthvrs Dwarfe: Whose Life and aduentures containe many strange and wonderfull accidents, published for the delight of merry Time-spenders. London:
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Charles Sherwood Stratton January 4, — July 15,better known by his stage name " General Tom Thumb ", was a dwarf who achieved great fame as a performer under circus pioneer P. Then he suddenly stopped growing. His parents became concerned when, after his first birthday, they noticed he had not grown at all in the previous six months.
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Tom Thumb is a character of English folklore. The History of Tom Thumb was published inand was the first fairy tale printed in English. Tom is no bigger than his father's thumb, and his adventures include being swallowed by a cow, tangling with giantsand becoming a favourite of King Arthur.