The RED Fairy Book - online children's book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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over with it, and he himself sat down under the tree. Presently there came Hying a bird—such a big one that the light was blotted o'.it by it. It had been dark there before, but now it became darker still. Now this was the mother of those small birds which the Prince had covered up. And when the bird had come flying up,
she perceived that her little ones were covered over, and she said, ' Who has wrapped up my nestlings?' and presently, seeing the Prince, she added : ' Didst thou do that ? Thanks ! In return, ask of me anything thou desirest. I will do anything for thee.' ' Then* carry me into the other world,' lie replied.
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