The RED Fairy Book - online children's book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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went to see her every day that she might not be dull. The eldest brother was called ' the Great Prince,' and the second ' the Little Prince.' They loved their sister dearly, for she was the sweetest, prettiest princess who was ever seen, and the least little smile from her was worth more than a hundred pieces of gold. When Rosette was fifteen years old the Great Prince went to the King and asked if it would not soon be time for her to be married, and the Little Prince put the same question to the Queen.
Their majesties were amused at them for thinking of it, but did
not make any rephy, and soon after both the King and the Queen were taken ill, and died on the same day. Everybody was sorry, Rosette especially, and all the bells in the kingdom were tolled.
Then all the dukes and counsellors put the Great Prince upon a golden throne, and crowned him with a diamond crown, and they all cried, ' Long live the King! ' And after that there was nothing but feasting and rejoicing.
The new King and his brother said to one another :
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