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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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MOGARZEA AND HIS SON             381
meadows and stayed with them till evening, when he brought them back, and helped the man to milk them. When this was done, they both sat down to supper, and while they were eating the boy asked the big man: ' What is your name, father? '
' Mogarzea,' answered he.
' I wonder you are not tired of living by yourself in this lonely place.'
'There is no reason you should wonder! Don't you know that there was never a bear yet who danced of his own free will ? '
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