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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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24                  THE HOUSE IN THE WOOD
As they stood there the king's son told his three ser­vants to go aud fetch the maiden's parents to be present at the wedding feast.
t But where are my two sisters? ' asked the maid.
' I shut them up in the cellar, but in the morning they shall be led forth into the forest and shall serve a char­coal burner until they have improved, and will never again suffer poor animals to go hungry.'
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