The Green Fairy Book
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1906 - JUVENILE FICTION - 366 pages
This book is an illustrated collection of fairy tales, translated and adapted from the French, German, Russian, Italian, Scottish and Chinese languages by British scholar and editor, Andrew Lang.
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Page 286 - long I saw the stranger coming towards me, and leading a fine stag. I asked him where he had left my brother, and how he had got the stag, whose great eyes were overflowing with tears. Instead of answering he began to laugh, and I flew into
Page 172 - hand away. The more he howled the more the others laughed, till a girl who had been washing clothes in the neighbouring stream hurried up to see what was the matter. "When she saw the poor boy fastened to the swan she felt so sorry for him that she stretched out her hand to free him. The bird screamed.
Page 27 - Water, water!' he cried in his despair, ' do have pity upon me, and do not wet me like this.' ' Ah ! Medio Pollito,' replied the water, ' you would not help me when I was a little stream away on the fields, now you must be punished.
Page 73 - whether you love this whipper-snapper Prince or not doesn't matter in the least. You are going to marry me, so you may as well make up your mind to it; and I am going away this very minute to make all the arrangements. But in case you should get into mischief in my absence, I think I had better put
Page 81 - CELANDINE ONCE upon a time there lived a King and Queen, who were the best creatures in the world, and so kind-hearted that they could not bear to see their subjects want for anything. The consequence
Page 268 - The King must marry again, so that we may have a queen.' So messengers were sent far and wide to seek for a bride equal to the late Queen in beauty. But there was no one in the wide world,
Page 231 - Bear; but that was too high at the head for her. And next she lay down upon the bed of the