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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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NARCISSUS AND POTENTILLA                  79
"No, I can't say I do," replied the king, somewhat embarrassed.
''Why, I am Grumedan, the enchanter," said he, "and I am come to make your fortune. Let us come in and talk things over a bit."
Thereupon he ordered the oxen to go about their busi­ness, and they bounded off like stags and were out of sight in a moment. Then, with one blow of his club, he changed the massive chariot into a perfect mountain of gold-pieces.
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