The VIOLET FAIRY BOOK - full online book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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to eat since their father had left them, came rushing towards him, waving knives in their right hands and forks in their left, and crying, ' Give us dragon's flesh ; we will have dragon's flesh.'
At this dreadful sight the dragon waited no longer: he flung down his sacks where he stood and took flight as fast as he could, so terrified at the fate that awaited him that from that day he has never dared to show his face in the world again.
[Adapted from Runiauische Marchen.]
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