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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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I KNOW WHAT 1 HAVE LEARNED 151
come hurrying as if the whole .house was about to fall. You may set your mind at rest: the cow has not calved yet.'
The man now asked her to come and help him home with the three sacks of money. She did not believe him very much, but he continued to assure her that it was quite true, till at last she gave in and went with him. When they came to the spot there had again been a
thief there and taken the money. It was no wonder that the woman was angry about this, but the man only said, ' Ah, if you only knew what I have learned.'
A third time the man set out to visit his eldest daughter. When he came to a mound he sat down on the east side of it and ate the dry bread which his wife had given him to take with him. The daughter then came out of the mound and invited her father to come inside.
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