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The Flower Princess

The Flower Princess; The Little Friend; The Mermaid's Child; The Ten Blowers

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,571 / 68 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,058
Added to site: 2010.05.03
mnybks.net#: 27577
Origin: gutenberg.org
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lvery little laugh. "Who knows whom you may find if you are in the garden again to-morrow morning early." And without another word she slipped away before Joyeuse could tell which way she went. For she knew every turning of the paths and all the windings between the hedges, which were puzzling to strangers.

II

The next morning at the same hour Joyeuse was wandering through the paths of the garden, seeking his flower-maiden. He looked for her first near the arbor of morning-glories, but Fleurette was not there. He had to search far and wide before he found her at last in quite another part of the garden, among the lilies. She wore a white lily in her yellow locks.

"Ah!" cried Joyeuse, when he spied her, "it is a lily to-day. But yesterday I thought I guessed your favorite flower. Now I find that I was wrong. Surely, this is your choice. So fair, so pure,--a Princess herself could choose no better."

Fleurette smiled brightly at him, shaking her hair from side to side in a golden show

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