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Stories from Hans Andersen

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Language: English
Wordcount: 38,676 / 109 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 3,738
Added to site: 2006.02.27
mnybks.net#: 12840
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Snow Queen - A Tale in Seven Stories
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The Real Princess
The Garden of Paradise
The Mermaid
The Emperor's New Clothes
The Wind's Tale

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whistled down below them, the wolves howled, the black crows flew screaming over the sparkling snow, but up above, the moon shone bright and clear--and Kay looked at it all the long, long winter nights; in the day he slept at the Snow Queen's feet.

STORY THREE

THE GARDEN OF THE WOMAN LEARNED IN MAGIC

[Illustration: Then an old, old woman came out of the house; she was leaning upon a big, hooked stick, and she wore a big sun hat, which was covered with beautiful painted flowers.]

But how was little Gerda getting on all this long time since Kay left her? Where could he be? Nobody knew, nobody could say anything about him. All that the other boys knew was, that they had seen him tie his little sledge to a splendid big one which drove away down the street and out of the town gates. Nobody knew where he was, and many tears were shed; little Gerda cried long and bitterly. At last, people said he was dead; he must have fallen into the river which ran close by the town. Oh, what l

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