The Norwegian Fairy Book

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Klara Stroebe
Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1922 - Fairy tales - 304 pages
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Contents

I
1
II
9
III
16
IV
23
V
26
VI
30
VII
48
VIII
51
XX
152
XXI
155
XXII
165
XXIII
181
XXIV
197
XXV
202
XXVI
213
XXVII
224

IX
54
X
56
XI
62
XII
69
XIII
76
XIV
81
XV
83
XVI
101
XVII
110
XVIII
118
XIX
136
XXVIII
227
XXIX
229
XXX
236
XXXI
244
XXXII
247
XXXIII
250
XXXIV
265
XXXV
274
XXXVI
279
XXXVII
293
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Page 171 - ... she set out on her way, and thus she walked for many and many a long day, until at last she came to a great mountain. Outside it an aged woman was sitting, playing with a golden apple. The girl asked her if she knew the way to the Prince who lived with his stepmother in the castle...
Page 116 - Whiteland," said the king; and then he told him all that had befallen him. "Ah," said the North Wind, "you go faster than I — you do; for you can go straight, while I have to puff and blow round every turn and corner. But when you get there, just place yourself on the stairs by the side of the door, and then I'll come storming in, as though I...
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Page 171 - The girl asked her if she knew the way to the castle which lay east of the sun and west of the moon; but she said what the first old woman had said: "I know nothing about it, but that it is east of the sun and west of the moon, and that you will be a long time in getting to it, if ever you get there at all; but you shall have the loan of my horse to an old woman who lives the nearest to me: perhaps she may know where the castle is, and when you have got to her you may just strike the horse beneath...
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