Hum10-1st-Early Philippine Lit

Hum10-1st-Early Philippine Lit - RIDDLES (MgaBugtong) 1....

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RIDDLES (Mga Bugtong) 1. Isang balong malalim, punong- puno ng patalim. BIBIG 2. Dalawang batong maitim, malayo ang dinarating. MATA 3. Nang hatakin ko ang baging, nagkagulo ang mga matsing. KAMPANA 4. Naligo ang kapitan, hindi nabasa ang tiyan. BANGKA 5. Hindi hayop, hindi tao, pumupulupot sa tiyan mo. SINTURON
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THE LEGEND OF MAKAHIYA Once there lived a rich couple, Mang Dondong and Aling Iska. They had a twelve-year-old daughter whose name was Maria. They loved their daughter so dearly. Maria was a dutiful and obedient daughter. Industrious and kind, she made herself endeared to everybody. But shyness was also one of maria’s distinct characteristics. She was also shy that talking to people posed a great burden to her. In order to avoid encountering people, she usually locked herself in the room. Maria had a flower garden . The flowers were beautiful and known all over the town. She took care of the plants patiently and tenderly. For the flower plants were her source of enjoyment and happiness. One day a group of bandits raided a nearby village. The bandits killed every man they found at took the money of the residents. The next day the bandits came to the village where Mang Dondong and Aling Iska and their daughter Maria lived. Mang Dondong noticed at once the arrival of the bandits Fearing for Maria’s safety, he decided to hide Maria in the garden, which he did. Aling Iska hid herself in the house. She trembled with fear when she heard the bandits forcing their way to the gate. Then she prayed, preparing for whatever would happen.
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“Oh my God!” prayed Aling Iska. “Save my daughter.” Suddenly the door opened. The bandits enered the house and hit Mang Dondong
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course HUM 10 taught by Professor Bantay during the Spring '11 term at Mapúa Institute of Technology.

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