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Amaryllis Arminell asked beautiful Bevis Binks black flag black hen chaperone charming child cried Daphnis daughter dear delightful Designed Cloth Cover Dollie Radford Dryad eyes face Fairy father fear feet fell flew Florizel forest four-leaved clover full-page Plates gate girl Goose and Gander green Grey Goose hand heard Heir Apparent henwife Hippolyta horse Illustrations in text JOSEPH JACOBS King King's kingdom knew lady lake Lilia looked lovely maiden Marcus Aurelius Midsummer Day military tactics morning mother mouse Nadine nest never night nut-tree once OSCAR WILDE palace paused pigs pirate Prince Princess Queen reindeer Robin Roger Rosabelle round Royal Road seemed shoes silver nutmeg sleep soon Stella stood story Strand River strange Susie tell thing trees turkey-girl turkeys Ursula water-lily Witch woman young Zora
Page 41 - Nothing would it bear But a silver nutmeg And a golden pear; The king of Spain's daughter Came to visit me, And all for the sake Of my little nut tree.
Page 219 - Profusely Illustrated, 12mo, cloth, price $1.00. " As a collection of fairy tales to delight children of all ages this work ranks second to none,"— Daily Graphic.
Page 27 - I HAD a little nut tree, nothing would it bear But a silver nutmeg and a golden pear ; The king of Spain's daughter came to visit me, i And all was because of my little nut tree.
Page 226 - Contents : Lobo, the king of Currumpaw, Silverspot, the story of a crow, Raggylug, the story of a cotton-tail rabbit, Bingo, the story of my dog, The Springfield fox, The pacing mustang, Wully, the story of a yaller dog, Redruff, the story of the Don Valley partridge.
Page 43 - Hickety, pickety, my black hen She lays eggs for gentlemen ; Gentlemen come every day, To see what my black hen doth lay.
Page 200 - Once upon a time, and a very good time it was, though it wasn't in my time, nor in your time, nor in any one else's time, there was a girl whose mother had died, and her father had married again.
Page 221 - Nutt's edition is the only one which gives concise but accurate information about the origin, literary history, and significance of...
Page 21 - Grey Goose and Gander Waft your wings together, Carry the Good King's Daughter Over the One Strand River ! " Slowly the log was drawn from the bank and into the centre of the river.
Page 219 - Delightful for reading, and profitable for comparison." Irish Daily Independent. — " Full of bold and beautiful illustrations." North British Daily Mail. — "The stories are admirable, and nothing could be better in their way than the designs." News of the World. — " Mr. Batten has a real genius for depicting fairy folk.