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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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THE BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR               305
own courage. ' The whole town must know about this;' and in great haste the httle tailor cut out a girdle, hemmed it, and embroidered on it in big letters,' Seven at a blow.' ' What did I say, the town ? no, the whole world shall hear of it,' he said; and his heart beat for joy as a lamb wags his tail.
The tailor strapped the girdle round his waist and set out into the wide world, for he considered his workroom too small a field for his prowess. Before he set forth he looked round about him, to see if there was anything in the house he could take with him on his journey ; but he found nothing except an old cheese, which he took possession of. In front of the house he observed a bird
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