The Complete Fairy Tales & Other Stories
By Hans Christian Andersen - online book

Oxford Complete Illustrated Edition all his stories written between 1835 and 1872.

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THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES            95
* But he has nothing on ! ' a little child cried out at last.
1 Just hear what that innocent says ! said the father ; and one whispered to another what the child had said.
I There is a little child that says he has nothing on.'
' But he has nothing on ! ' said the whole people at length. And the emperor shivered, for it seemed to him that they were right ; but he thought within himself,
II must go through with the procession.' And so he carried himself still more proudly, and the chamberlains held on tighter than ever, and carried the train which did not exist at all.