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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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NARCISSUS AND P0TENT1LLA.                    73
kind of narcissus she wanted but for the fairy Melinette, who had been anxiously watching the interview and now thought it quite time to interfere. Assuming the prince's voice, she whispered in Potentilla's ear.
"We are menaced by a great danger, but my only fear is for you, my princess. " Therefore I beg you to hide what you really feel, and we will hope that some way out of the difficulty may present itself."
The princess was much agitated by this speech and feared lest the enchanter should have overheard it; but he had
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