The Fairy Book

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Harper and Brothers, 1836 - 301 pages
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Contents

I
17
II
21
III
25
IV
33
V
41
VI
48
VII
59
VIII
69
XV
154
XVI
160
XVII
171
XVIII
197
XIX
209
XX
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XXI
229
XXII
238

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X
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XI
106
XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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Page ix - Tis the hour of fairy ban and spell : The wood-tick has kept the minutes well; He has counted them all with click and stroke, Deep in the heart of the...
Page 56 - They told her yes, but that she hurried away immediately when it struck twelve, and with so much haste that she dropped one of her little glass slippers, the prettiest in the world...
Page ix - With glittering ising-stars inlaid; And some had opened the four-o'clock. And stole within its purple shade. And now they throng the moonlight glade, Above, below, on every side. Their little minim forms arrayed In the tricksy pomp of fairy pride!
Page 42 - Do not thus afflict yourself, my good master; you have nothing else to do but to give me a bag, and get a pair of boots made for me, that I may scamper through the dirt and the brambles, and you shall see that you have not so bad a portion of me as you imagine.
Page 46 - ... walking upon the tiles. A little while after, when Puss saw that the ogre had resumed his natural form, he came down, and owned he had been very much frightened. ' I have been moreover informed...
Page 55 - If you had been at the ball," said one of the sisters, " let me tell you, you would not have been sleepy : there came thither the handsomest, yes, the very handsomest princess ever beheld ! She paid us a thousand attentions, and made us take a part of the oranges and sweetmeats the prince had given her.
Page 57 - ... pulled out of her pocket the other slipper, and put it on her foot. Thereupon in came her godmother, who...
Page 52 - be but a good girl, and I will contrive that thou shalt go." Then she took her into her chamber and said to her: "Run into the garden and bring me a pumpkin.
Page 127 - ... the breakfast for the whole family. At first she found all this very hard; but she soon grew quite used to it, and thought it no hardship at all; and indeed the work greatly amended her health. When she had done, she used to amuse herself with reading, playing on her music, or singing while she spun. But her two sisters were at a loss what to do to pass the time away: they had their breakfast in bed, and did not rise till ten o'clock. Then they commonly walked out, but always found themselves...
Page 130 - He looked out of the window, and instead of the snow-covered wood, where he had lost himself the previous night, he saw the most charming...

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