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Wonderwings and other Fairy Stories

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Author: Edith Howes
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,458 / 22 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 90.8
LoC Category: PZ
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 408
Added to site: 2007.01.16
mnybks.net#: 15821
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until the end. And all the kings who followed after him ruled wisely and were loved.

[Illustration]

[Illustration: "Look closely at my flowers," she said, "and tell me which you think most beautiful."]


Fairy Tenderheart.

Little Fairy Tenderheart was weeping. She sat on a ledge that overlooked the world, and her tears fell fast. In twos and threes her sisters flew from Fairyland to put their arms about her, but none could comfort her. "Come, dance and sing with us and forget your grief," they said. She shook her head. "The terrible fighting!" she said. "See where far below men rage, killing each other. Rivers run red with blood, and the sorrow of weeping women rises through the air to where I sit. How can I dance and sing?"

"It is the world at war," said an older fairy sadly. "I too have wept in earlier days when men have fought. But our tears are wasted, little sister. Come away."

Fairy Tenderheart looked eagerly at her. "You who have watched the world so many y

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