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Stories to Read or Tell from Fairy Tales and Folklore

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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 29,307 / 84 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 84
LoC Categories: PZ, GV
Downloads: 556
Added to site: 2008.12.10
mnybks.net#: 22817
Origin: gutenberg.org

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Prince Kindhearted Polish
The Timid Hare and the Flight of the Beasts Hindu
The Bee, the Harp, the Mouse, and the Bum-Clock Irish
The Tale of the Pointer Tray German
The Enchanted Princess Russian
"It Is Quite True!" Danish
The Old Hag's Long Leather Bag Irish
The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats German
The Tale of the Snow and the Steeple German
King Longbeard Russian
The Toy Goose Danish
Yellow Lily Irish
The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage German
The Tale of the Wolf in Harness German

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smoke, which disappeared in the darkness. The prince returned quietly to the palace.

The young princess felt very sad that evening. She could not sleep and so leaned out of her window, whence she overheard the conversation between the prince and the servant. Then she saw what was going on behind the city walls. She also saw the Knight Invisible disappear in the darkness, and Prince Kindhearted return to the palace. She saw the false prince coming out of the palace, taking the knightly armor from the servant, and Prince Kindhearted entering the stable to rest.

The next morning, the old king, seeing his land freed from the enemies, felt very happy, and gave the prince many rich presents. But when he announced the engagement of his daughter to him, she stood up, took the hand of the real prince, who helped to serve at the table, led him before the old king and said: "My dearest father and king, and all you that are present here! This man is my bridegroom, sent to me by God, for he is your savior, a

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2009.02.16
marianne
***..

very nice story


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