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

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CAMARALZAMAN AND BADOURA 235
gave me before and whose ring I wear. Permit me to say that I can accept no other.'
The emir, who had expected to hear the princess talk nonsense, finding how calm and reasonable she was, assured the king that he could not venture to undertake a cure, but placed his head at his Majesty's disposal, on
THE KING OF CHINA LOOKS AT THE RING ON THE PRINCESS'S FINGER
which the justly irritated monarch promptly had it cut off.
This was the first of many suitors for the princess whose inability to cure her cost them their lives.
Now it happened that after things had been going on in this way for some time the nurse's son Marzavan
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