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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OLE LUK-OIE
Luk-Oie. : You know that I prefer showing you some­thing. I will show you my own brother. His name, like mine, is Ole Luk-Oie, but he never comes to any one more than once ; and he takes him to whom he comes upon his horse, and tells him stories. He only knows two. One of these is so exceedingly beautiful that no one in the world
can imagine it, and the other so horrible and dreadful that it cannot be described/
And then Ole Luk-Oie lifted little Hjalmar up to the window, and said,
1 There you will see my brother, the other Ole Luk-Oie. They also call him Death ! Do you see, he does not look so terrible as they make him in the picture-books, where he is only a skeleton. No, that is silver embroidery that