The Blue Fairy Book - online childrens book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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O NCE upon a time there was an old king who was so ill that he thought to himself,' I am most likely on my death-bed.' Then he said, ' Send Trusty John to me.' Now Trusty John was his favourite servant, and was so called because all his life he had served him so
faithfully. When he approached the bed the King spake to him. ' Most trusty John, I feel my end is drawing near, and I could face it without a care were it not for my son. He is stUl too young to decide everything for himself, and unless you promise me to instnict
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