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The Story of the White Mouse

also, The Story of the Envious Man, and him that he Envied; and The Story of the Golden Head.

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Author: Unknown
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,529 / 25 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 71.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 557
Added to site: 2009.10.04
mnybks.net#: 25457
Origin: gutenberg.org
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This old well was inhabited by fairies and genies, which happened very luckily for the relief of the head of the convent; for they received and supported him, and carried him to the bottom, so that he got no hurt. He perceived well enough that there was something extraordinary in his fall, which must otherwise have cost him his life; whereas he neither saw nor felt any thing. But he soon heard a voice, which said, "Do you know what honest man this is to whom we have done this piece of service?" Another voice answered, "No." To which the first replied, "Then I will tell you. This man, out of charity, the greatest that ever was known, left the town he lived in, and has established himself in this place, in hopes to cure one of his neighbours of the envy he had conceived against him; he has acquired such general esteem, that the envious man, not able to endure it, came hither on purpose to ruin him, which he had performed, had it not been for the assistance which we have given this honest man, wh

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