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Fifty Famous Stories Retold

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Author: James Baldwin
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 33,426 / 95 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 2,980
Added to site: 2006.05.24
mnybks.net#: 13659
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le. He led a wicked life, and was killed by one of his own men while hunting in the forest.

And Henry, the Handsome Scholar, had not only the chest of gold for his own, but he became by and by the King of England and the ruler of all the lands that his father had had in France.


THE WHITE SHIP.

King Henry, the Handsome Scholar, had one son, named William, whom he dearly loved. The young man was noble and brave, and every-body hoped that he would some day be the King of England.

One summer Prince William went with his father across the sea to look after their lands in France. They were wel-comed with joy by all their people there, and the young prince was so gallant and kind, that he won the love of all who saw him.

But at last the time came for them to go back to England. The king, with his wise men and brave knights, set sail early in the day; but Prince William with his younger friends waited a little while. They had had so joyous a time in France that they were in no

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