The RED Fairy Book - online children's book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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' Be firm, happen what may, and seek the Golden Branch.' Thus encouraged, the Prince persevered in his refusal, and at length the old Fairy in a fury cried :
' Get out of my sight, obstinate Prince. Become a Cricket!' And instantly the handsome Prince Peerless became a poor little
black Cricket, whose only idea would have been to find himself a cosy cranny behind some blazmg hearth, if he had not luckily re­membered the Fairy Douceline's injunction to seek the Golden Branch.
Bo he hastened to depart from the fatal castle, and sought shelter
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