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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170                             THE STORKS
can't tell that it is her husband. They certainly think I have been commanded to stand here. That looks so aristocratic ! ' And he went on standing on one leg.
Below in the street a whole crowd of children were
playing ; and when they caught sight of the Storks, one of the boldest of the boys, and afterwards all of them, sang the old verse about the Storks. But they only sang it just as he could remember it: