Malleville: A Franconia Story

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Harper & Brothers, 1850 - Children's stories, American - 219 pages
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Page 39 - ... was used as a handle for taking the cover off, was the figure of a beautiful dog. A little below, upon the side of the cover, was the figure of a hunter and a hare. " The giant told Blue Cap that the charm of the bowl was in the hunter and the hare. By means of the bowl he could have anything he wanted that was good to eat, provided that he was a good poet. " The way was to shut up the bowl and take it in his lap, and then say something about the hunter and the hare for one line, and make up...
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