The GREEN Fairy Book - online children's book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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It was not long before he met the faithful Mousta, who was coming at the top of his speed hoping to meet the prince, that he might tell him of the sudden and wonder­ful change that had come over the princess, who had be­come gentle and thoughtful and had talked to him of nothing but Prince Manikin, of the hardships she feared he might be suffering, and of her anxiety for him, and all this with a hundred tender expressions which put the
finishing stroke to the prince's delight. Then came a courier bearing the congratulations of the king and queen, who had just heard of his successful return, and there was even a graceful compliment from Sabella herself. The prince sent Mousta back to her, and he was welcomed with joy, for was he not her lover's present? At last the travelers reached the capital and were re-
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