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The Story of Jack and the Giants

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Author: Anonymous
Published: 1851
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,499 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.6
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 492
Added to site: 2005.04.27 10172

ent, to meet the wicked Magician every night in a forest. Jack now put on his coat of darkness and his shoes of swiftness, and went to the forest, where he saw the lady give the handkerchief to the Magician, Whereupon Jack; who was surrounded by a host of evil spirits, with his sword of sharpness, at one blow cut off his head, and regained the handkerchief for the Prince; the enchantment was ended in a moment and the lady restored to her virtue and goodness.

[Illustration: Jack delivereth the Lady from the Enchanter]

She returned with the Prince to the court of King Arthur, where they were received with welcome; and the valiant Jack was made one of the Knights of the Round Table.

[Illustration: Jack is dubbed a Knight by King Arthur]


[Illustration: He is accourted by Ladies. Initial]

Jack resolved not to live in idleness for the future, but to do what services he could for the honour of the king and the nation. He therefore humbly besough



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