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Children's Classic Fairy Tales From The East, Edited By Andrew Lang

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STORY OF THE FIRST CALENDER 71
' Forsake the kingdom instantly,' said the executioner at last, ' and take care never to come back, for you will not only lose your head, but make us lose ours.' I thanked him gratefully, and tried to console myself for the loss of my eye by thinking of the other misfortunes I had escaped.
THE KING'S SON BEGS FOR HIS LIFE
After all I had gone through, and my fear of being recognised by some enemy, I could only travel very slowly and cautiously, generally resting in some out-of-the-way place by day, and walking as far as I was able by night, but at length I arrived in the kingdom of my nncle, of whose protection I was sure.
I found him in great trouble about the disappearance of his son, who had, he said, vanished without leaving &
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