The GREEN Fairy Book - online children's book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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THE THREE MUSICIANS.
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"keeping watch, but no human being was to be seen any­where. An awful terror overcame the fiddler, but it was hopeless to think of turning back or of standing still, and the hopes of finding gold and other treasures gave him strength and courage to force his way further into the
castle. Upstairs and downstairs he wandered, through lofty halls, splendid rooms, and lovely little boudoirs, everything beautifully arranged, and all kept in the most perfect order. But the silence of death reigned every­where, and no living thing, not even a fly, was to be seen. Notwithstanding, the youth felt his spirits return to him
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