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Fairy Tales from Brazil

How and Why Tales from Brazilian Folk-Lore

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Published: 1917
Language: English
Wordcount: 22,710 / 66 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 86.2
LoC Categories: GR, PZ
Downloads: 1,512
Added to site: 2008.02.29 20185

ed they will be to see me here!" he said.

There was nobody at the feast who was as gay as the toad. When the buzzard asked how he arrived he said: "I'll tell you some other day." Then he went on eating and dancing.

The buzzard did not have a very good time at the party. He decided that he would go home early. He went away without saying good-bye to his hosts and without taking his violin with him.

At the end of the party the toad hopped inside the violin and waited and waited for the buzzard to take him home. Nobody picked up the violin and the toad began to be very much worried. He almost wished he had not come.

After a while the falcon noticed the violin. "That violin belongs to the buzzard. He must have forgotten to take it home. I'll carry it back for him," he said.

The falcon flew towards earth with the violin. The toad shook about terribly inside of the violin. He got very tired. The falcon got tired, too.

"I'm not going to carry this heavy old violin of the buz



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