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Legend Land, Vol. 1

Being a collection of some of the Old Tales told in those Western Parts of Britain served by The Great Western Railway.

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,589 / 37 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.9
LoC Category: BL
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,166
Added to site: 2006.12.24
mnybks.net#: 15635
Genres: Myth, Audiobook
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as perfectly well, quite happy, and entirely ignorant of the length of time that had elapsed. And he had a wonderful story to tell.

While picking the flowers, he said, he had heard a bird singing in more beautiful tones than any he had heard before. Going into the wood to see what strange songster this was, the sound changed to most wonderful music which compelled him to follow it. Thus lured onward he came at length to the edge of an enchanted lake, and he noticed that night had fallen but that the sky was ablaze with huge stars. Then more stars rose up all around him, and, looking, he saw that each was in reality a pisky. These small people formed themselves into a procession, singing strange fascinating songs the while, and under the leadership of one who was more brilliant and more beautiful than the rest they led the boy through their dwelling place. This, he said, was like a palace. Crystal pillars supported arches hung with jewels which glistened with every colour of the rainbow. Far more wonder

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