The Laughing Prince: A Book of Jugoslav Fairy Tales and Folk Tales

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Harcourt, Brace, 1921 - Fairy tales - 286 pages
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"I have used the word Jugoslav in its literal sense of Southern Slav"--Page v.
 

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Page 17 - In my young days when I was an old, old man I used to count my bees every morning.
Page 166 - I'll marry her if she'll marry me. My father, the Tsar, bids me and my brothers present him our brides to-morrow. He bids all the brides bring him a flower and he says he'll give the kingdom to the prince whose bride brings the loveliest flower. Little Singing Frog, will you be my bride and will you come to Court to-morrow bringing a flower? " " Yes, my Prince," the frog girl said,
Page 246 - I'm strong and I'm rich and I know how to take care of myself. As for you, you poor blind beggar, is there anything you would like me to do for you before I ride away?
Page 163 - If only we had a child!" Then the man would sigh, too, and say: "It would be pleasant to have a little daughter, wouldn't it?
Page 165 - I love her singing and I love her. And I mean what I say: I'll marry her if she'll marry me. My father, the Tsar, bids me and my brothers present him our brides to-morrow.
Page 163 - Any kind of a child!" the woman prayed. "I'd be thankful for a child of our own even if it were a frog! " God heard their prayer and sent them a little daughter — not a little girl daughter, however, but a little frog daughter.
Page 44 - I am sure I can cure you," Danilo told her, " provided you confess to me all your misdeeds and hand over to me whatever you have that belongs to some one else.
Page 165 - there is some one singing! It is a lovely girl, I know it is! Why, if I could find her, I'd be willing to marry her at once and take her home to my father, the Tsar! " " Don't be rash, young man," the laborer said. "I mean what I say!
Page 169 - The guards at the palace gate at first refused to admit her.
Page 164 - He stopped his horse and looked this way and that but for the life of him he couldn't see who it was who was singing so sweetly.

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