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The Tales of Mother Goose

As First Collected by Charles Perrault in 1696

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Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 19,542 / 60 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.1
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,827
Added to site: 2005.12.04 11339
Genre: Young Readers

With annotations by M.V. O'Shea, translated by Charles Welsh.

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f her pocket the other slipper and put it on her foot. Thereupon, in came her godmother, who, having touched Cinderella's clothes with her wand, made them more magnificent than those she had worn before.

[Illustration: "IT WENT ON VERY EASILY." p. 10.]

And now her two sisters found her to be that beautiful lady they had seen at the ball. They threw themselves at her feet to beg pardon for all their ill treatment of her. Cinderella took them up, and, as she embraced them, said that she forgave them with all her heart, and begged them to love her always.

She was conducted to the young Prince, dressed as she was. He thought her more charming than ever, and, a few days after, married her. Cinderella, who was as good as she was beautiful, gave her two sisters a home in the palace, and that very same day married them to two great lords of the Court.


Once upon a time there was a king and a queen, who were very sorry that they had no children,--so sorry that it c



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