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The Laughing Prince; a Book of Jugoslav Fairy Tales and Folk Tales
Parker Hoysted Fillmore
No preview available - 2012
The Laughing Prince: A Book of Jugoslav Fairy Tales and Folk Tales
No preview available - 2007
Angel asked bagpipes Beggar begged bird bride bridge castle cried Danilo daugh daughter dear deep dungeon Dervish dragon embroidery enchanted maiden enchantment eyes farmer father feather shirt fell flew Flower fox's frog girl garden give Golden Apple-Tree golden cage Golden Cradle golden ducats golden fruit Golden Horse Golden Maiden granny grapes guards hair hand head heard horns Instantly Janko king kiss knew lady-in-waiting lake laugh Little Fox little Princess looked magic cap Magic Grape-Vine magic pitcher mare marry Militza morning mosque never night Nightingale Gisar old woman older brother oldest once palace peafowl Peerless Beauty pigeon poor rode rooster second brother shepherd silver bolts silver bridge silver tracks sing sleep Snakes sons Stefan story Sultan tell thing thought told took tree Tsar Tsar's Urrh whispered wife wonderful young Youngest Brother Youngest Prince youth
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.