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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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SYLVAIN AND JOCOSA.                          61
the fowler if he were married, and on hearing that he was he made him take the bird home with him and tell his wife to cook it.
"Perhaps," said he, "this will give me an appetite, which I have not had for many a long day, and if so your wife shall have a hundred pieces of silver."
The fowler with great joy ran home to his wife, who speedily made a savory stew of the yellow bird. But when Badi-al Zaman reached the cottage and began eagerly to search in the dish for its head and its heart he could not find either of them, and turned to the fowler's wife in a
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