The Grey Fairy Book - online childrens book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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UDEA AND HER SEVEN BROTHERS 155
stopped and asked the leader if they had come across seven young men, who were thought to be hunting some-
where about. And the man answered, ' Go straight on,
and by mid-day you will reach the castle where they live.'
When he heard this, the black melted some pitch in
the sun, and smeared the girl with it, till she looked as
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