The YELLOW FAIRY BOOK - online childrens book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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when he went to look at the body of the bird lie found instead of the dove a round white egg lying on the ground.
While he was gazing on it and wondering what it could mean, he heard the sweeping of wings above him, and looking up he saw a huge vulture with open claws swooping down upon him. In a moment he seized the egg and flung it at the bird with all his might, and lo and behold ! instead of the ugly monster the most beautiful girl he had ever seen stood before the astonished eyes of the Prince.
'But the waters seized her chariot and sunk it in the lowest depths '
But while all this was going on the wicked old Fairy had managed to make her way out of the wood, and was now using the last resource in her power to overtake her daughter and the Prince. As soon as she was in the open again she mounted her chariot, which was drawn by a fiery dragon, and Mow through the air in it. But just as she got to the river she saw the two lovers in each other's arms swimming through the water as easily as two fishi
Quick as lightning, and forgetful of every danger, she flew down upon them. But the waters seized her chariot and sunk it in the
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