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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK                   137
for breakfast. Come here, child ; go into my wardrobe : he never ventures to open that; you will be safe there.'
And she opened a huge wardrobe which stood in the great hall, and shut him into it. But the keyhole was so large that it ad-
mitted plenty of air, and he could see everything that took place through it. By-and-by he heard a heavy tramp on the stairs, hke the lumbering along of a great cannon, and then a voice like thunder cried out:
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