The Grey Fairy Book - online childrens book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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water. This Lazarus could only, with great difficulty, drag empty to the spring, and because he could not carry it back full, he did not fill it at all, but, instead, he dug up the ground all round the spring.
As Lazarus remained so long away, the Draken sent
one of their number to see what had become of him, and when this one came to the spring, Lazarus said to him : ' We will no more plague ourselves by carrying water every day. I will bring the entire spring home at once, and so we shall be freed from this burden.'
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