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

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THE GREEN KNIGHT                   159
princess's castle stood. The girl went home wondering who the knight could be; and as she was brushing the queen's hair, she said to her:
' Does your majesty know that the princess has a suitor ?'
' Nonsense ! ' replied the queen crossly. But she was dreadfully vexed at the mere idea, as her own daughter was still unmarried, and was likely to remain so, because she was so ill-tempered and stupid that no one wanted her.
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