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

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THE BARBERS SIXTH BROTHER 211
' Oh, my lord,' answered my brother, who beheld neither meat nor bread, ' never have I tasted anything so delicious.'
THE BARMECIDE'S FEAST
' Eat as much as you want,' said the Barmecide. 'I bought the woman who makes it for five hundred pieces of gold, so that I might never be without it.'
After ordering a variety of dishes (which never came) to be placed on the table, and discussing the merits of each one, the Barmecide declared that having dined so
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