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Prince Vance

The Story of a Prince with a Court in His Box

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Author: Harriet Lenora Vose (Eleanor Putnam)
Co-author: Arlo Bates
Published: 1888
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,226 / 63 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.5
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 528
Added to site: 2009.05.31
mnybks.net#: 24323
Origin: gutenberg.org
Excerpt

ning the royal robes. "Can't change them back? But you must change them back if I tell you to."

[Illustration]

"Oh, as to that," the Blue Wizard answered carelessly, giving the king in turn a bath in the finger-bowl, "what you say isn't of the least consequence any way. In the first place, no wizard is bound to obey anybody who does not himself know how to obey; and in the second place, nobody can undo this particular charm but the Crushed Strawberry Wizard."

"Very well, then," said Vance, imperiously, paying no attention whatever to the first part of the Blue Wizard's remark; "go and get the Crushed Strawberry Wizard."

"Get him yourself!" was the answer. "I don't want him. It is nothing to me, you know; this isn't my family."

"But where does the Crushed Strawberry Wizard live?" asked the Prince, more humbly.

"I'm sure I've no idea," the Blue Wizard replied lightly; "and now I think of it, I don't believe I care. I'm sure I don't see why I should."

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