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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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VIRGILIUS THE SORCERER           375
frightened into honesty, as Virgilius had hoped, prepared rope ladders with hooks to them, and when they heard the sound of the horse's hoofs they stuck their ladders
into the walls, and climbed up above the reach of the horse and its rider.
Then the emperor commanded two copper dogs to be made that would run after the horse, and when the
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