The Blue Fairy Book - online childrens book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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brocade; the handsome sailors ran to the silver masts and the silken ropes, and very soon they set sail for the capital.
Ah! how merrily the sailors sang as they flew over the glassy sea!
At last the port was reached.
The captain landed and ran to the palace, where he found the Jew asleep. The Princess clasped her husband in a long embrace. The magician tried to escape, but he was seized and bound with strong cords.
The next day the Jew, tied to the tail of a savage mule loaded with nuts, was broken into as many pieces as there were nuts upon the mule's back.1
1 Traditions Populaires de VAsie Mineure. Caruoy et Nicolaides. Paris : Maisoii-ueure, 1889.
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