The Grey Fairy Book - online childrens book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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THE MAGICIAN'S HOUSE            127
ranks, and they fled in all directions. But it happened that one of the enemy struck with his sword and wounded the prince in the leg. And the king took his own pocket-handkerchief, with his name and crown embroidered on it,
and bound it round the wounded leg. And the king would fain have compelled him to mount in a litter and be carried straight to the palace, and two of his knights were to lead the black charger to the royal stables. But the prince put his hand on the mane of his faithful
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