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

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THE MINK AND THE WOLF 309
the mink was more cunning still; and though he sent a message by a white hare, that was going that way, saying he should be delighted to be present, he determined that he would take his precautions. So he went to a mouse who had often done him a good turn, and greeted her with his best bow.
'I have a favour to ask of you, friend mouse,' said he, 'and if you will grant it I will carry you on my back every night for a week to the patch of maize right up the hill.'
'The favour is mine,'' answered the mouse. 'Tell me what it is that I can have the honour of doing for you.'
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