Andersen's Tales for Children (Google eBook)

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Bell and Daldy, 1861 - Children's stories, Danish - 311 pages
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Verry bad, all the time it says invalid and wont let me read! And pages are hard to turn!

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Page 123 - Verily, I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, shall in no wise enter therein.
Page 172 - It took no pleasure in the sunshine, in the birds, and in the red clouds that went sailing over him morning and evening. When it was winter, and the snow lay all around, white and sparkling, a hare would often come jumping along and spring right over the little Fir Tree. Oh! this made him so angry. But two winters went by, and when the third came the little Tree had grown...
Page 125 - From all the countries of the world travelers came to the city of the Emperor, and admired it, and the palace and the garden, but when they heard the Nightingale, they said, "That is the best of all!
Page 45 - He did not care about his soldiers, nor about the theatre, and only liked to drive out and show his new clothes. He had a coat for every hour of the day; and just as they say of a king,
Page 44 - ... beds upon the mattresses. On this the Princess had to lie all night. In the morning she was asked how she had slept. "Oh, miserably!
Page 262 - And they clapped their hands and danced about, and ran to their father and mother; and bread and cake were thrown into the water; and they all said, "The new one is the most beautiful of all! so young and handsome!
Page 133 - ... to cheer you and to make you thoughtful too; I will sing to you of the happy ones, and of those that suffer too.
Page 177 - I don't know that," replied the Tree ; "but I know the wood, where the sun shines and the birds sing." And then it told all about its youth. And the little Mice had never heard anything of the kind; and they listened and said: "What a number of things you have seen!
Page 181 - ... he had only one leg, having been melted the last of the batch, when there was not enough pewter left. Yet he stood as firmly on his one leg, as the others on their two legs ; and it was precisely he who became a remarkable character.
Page 47 - The swindlers sat up the whole night before the day on which the procession was to take place, burning sixteen candles, so that people might see how anxious they were to get the Emperor's new clothes ready. They pretended to take the stuff off the loom.

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