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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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STAN BOLOVAN                           113
cold with horror as he realised that they all belonged to him.
' Good gracious ! how many there are! how many! ' he muttered to himself.
' Oh, but not one too many,' smiled his wife, coming up with a crowd more children clinging to her skirts.
But even she found that it was not so easy to look after a hundred children, and when a few days had passed and they had eaten up all the food there was in the house, they began to cry, ' Father! I am hungry I am hungry,' till Stan scratched his head and wondered what he was to do next. It was not that he thought there were too many children, for his life had seemed more full
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