The GREEN Fairy Book - online children's book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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her into her money-bag; for the fairy, as a punishment for her avarice, caused it to slip out again as fast as she dropped it in.
The fairy of the beech woods ran to welcome the prince and princess with open arms, only too delighted to find them so much improved that she could, with a clear con­science, begin to spoil them again. Very soon the fairy Saradine also arrived, bringing the king and queen with her. Princess Celandine implored her pardon, which she graciously gave; indeed, the princess was so charming she could refuse her nothing. She also restored to her the Summer Islands and promised her protection in all things. The fairy of the beech woods then informed the king and queen that their subjects had chased King Bruin from the throne and were waiting to welcome them back again, but they at once abdicated in favor of Prince Featherhead, declaring that nothing could induce them to forsake their peaceful life, and the fairies undertook to see the prince and princess established in their beautiful kingdoms. Their marriage took place the next day and they lived happily ever afterward, for Celandine was never vain and Featherhead was never fickle any more.*
" Le Prince Muguet et la Princesse Zaza.
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