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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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TO SEE THE WORLD                   359
tollowed the boy, and, bowing low, laid them down before the king. The monarch looked at the loaves for a moment without speaking, then he said:
' Good. The man who can do this can also find the ring which my eldest daughter dropped into the sea.'
The prince hastened back to his room and summoned the dove, and when she heard this new command she said: ' Now listen. To-morrow take a knife and a basin and go down to the shore and get into a boat you will find there.'
The young man did not know what he was to do when he was in the boat or where he was to go, but as
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