The Fairy Tales of Madame D'Aulnoy, Newly Done Into English

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Page iii - Aulnoy, MC Fairy Tales; newly translated into English with an introduction by Anne Thackeray Ritchie; illustrated by Clinton Peters. Scribner. New ed. Pp. 535. 8 to 12. Bain, RN, comp. Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales. Scribner. Illustrated by EW Mitchell. Pp. 290. g to 12. Russian Fairy Tales, from the "Skazki
Page 182 - THERE was once upon a time a king and a queen who managed their affairs very badly.
Page 200 - ... made of coral studded with emeralds, and drawn by six milk-white horses. And Felicia looked after her until the winding of the forest path hid her from her sight, and then she went back to the cottage, thinking over all the wonderful things that had happened. The first thing she did when she reached her room was to throw the cabbage out of the window. But she was very much surprised to hear an odd little voice cry out: "Oh! I am half killed!
Page 59 - ONCE upon a time there lived a King and a Queen, who were rich, and had everything they wanted except one thing: they had no children.
Page 349 - how can I thank you properly for all your kindness to me? Only tell me that you wish it, and I will give up for ever all thought of being king, and will stay here with you always." "King's son," she replied, "it shows the goodness of your heart that you should care so much for a little white cat, who is good for nothing but to catch mice; but you must not stay.
Page 339 - THE WHITE CAT ONCE upon a time there was a king who had three sons, who were all so clever and brave that he began to be afraid that they would want to reign over the kingdom before he was dead. Now the King, though he felt that he was growing old, did not at all wish to give up the government of his kingdom while he could still manage it very well, so he thought...
Page 28 - I would not have been guilty of such a piece of treachery to my master for all the kingdoms of the earth, though I must acknowledge your beauties are more resplendent than the sun." At length they arrived at the king's chief city, who understanding that the Fair One with Locks of Gold was arrived, he went forth to meet her, and made her the richest presents in the world. The nuptials were solemnized with such...
Page 345 - I thank you, beautiful cat," said the prince; "but it is not enough to return to my father : I must take him a little dog." " Stay," said White Cat, " here is an acorn which contains one more beautiful than the dogstar." " Oh !" said the prince, " Madam Cat, you are laughing at me." "Put the acorn to your ear," she continued, "you will hear it bark.
Page 199 - if I might beg you to stay here a moment I would run and fetch my pot of pinks for you— they could not fall into better hands." "Go, Felicia," said the Queen, stroking her cheek softly; "I will wait here until you come back." So Felicia took up her pitcher and ran to her little room, but while she had been away Bruno had gone in and taken the pot of pinks, leaving a great cabbage in its place. When she saw the unlucky cabbage Felicia was much distressed, and did not know what to do; but at last...
Page 313 - THE SLEEPING BEAUTY IN THE WOOD. ONCE upon a time there was a King and Queen who were much vexed at not having any children.

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