Sampung datu ang naglakbay patungo sa bagong lupain.  Umalis sila sa Borneo upang makaiwas sa kanilang pinuno na masyadong malupit. Pinamunuan ni Datu Puti ang pag-alis sa kaharian ni Sultan Makatunaw.  Isang gabi, sampung datu ang sakay ng balangay at naglakbay ng araw at gabi.  Matagal na silang naglalakbay ngunit panay dagat lamang ang kanilang natatanaw.  Unti-unti na silang nawawalan ng pag-asa.

Labaw Donggon is one of three handsome sons of the "diwata" Abyang Alunsina and her mortal husband Buyung Paubari, the other two being Humadapnon and Dumalapdap. Being of semi-divine birth, the three possess extraordinary powers. Labaw Donggon, for instance, miraculously grows into a sturdy young man shortly after his birth and embarks upon the first of his three courting adventures.

One day a female crocodile told her husband that she could not eat any kind of food except the lungs of a monkey.  The husband replied that he would bring her the desired food. The next morning, he started hunting for a monkey.  Finally, he found one on top of a guava tree.  The crocodile said, Oh my dear monkey, why are you eating the leaves of the guava tree?  There are plenty of delicious fruits near my bathing place.

Once upon a time there grew in a forest a large camanchile tree with spreading branches.  Near this tree grew many other trees with beautiful fragrant flowers that attracted travellers.  The camanchile had no fragrant flowers; but still its crown was beautifully shaped, for the leaves received as much light as the leaves of the other trees.  But the beauty of the crown proved of no attraction to travellers, and they passed the tree by.

Part 1. Timoway, a datu of Sirangan, had a wife who was about to give birth. But he wanted to go to other places "to sharpen the tools" of chiefs and increase his income. His wife refused to allow him to go because there would be no one to assist her in her labor. But her husband insisted since they did not have anything to support their child with. So the wife finally consented.

Sa lambak ng Nalbuan sa baybayin ng Ilog Naguilian sa La Union ay may mag-asawang kilala sa pangalang Don Juan at Namongan.

The tortoise and the monkey found once a banana tree floating amidst the waves of a river.  It was a very fine tree, with large green leaves, and with roots, just as if it had been pulled off by a storm.  They took it ashore.   Let us divide it, said the tortoise, and plant each its portion.

Sa isang bakuran, may ilang punungkahoy na may kanya-kanyang katangian.  Mabunga ang Santol, mayabong ang Mangga, mabulaklak ang Kabalyero, tuwid at mabunga ang Niyog.  Ngunit sa isang tabi ng bakuran ay naroroon ang payat na Kawayan. Minsan, napaligsahan ang mga punungkahoy. Tingnan ninyo ako,  wika ni Santol.  Hitik sa bunga kaya mahal ako ng mga bata.

Pages