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A Collection of Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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40                THE JOGI'S PUNISHMENT
In the morning the prince called his chief wazir and ordered him to shut up in the chest in which the princess had been found a great monkey that lived chained up in the palace, and to take the chest back to the river and set it afloat once more and watch what became of
it. So the monkey was caught and put into the chest, and some of the prince's servants took it down to the river and pushed it off into the water. Then they followed secretly a long way off to see what became of it. Meanwhile the jogi's two pupils watched and watched for the chest until they were nearly tired of watching,
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