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Fairy Adventures from Chronicles of Pantouflia By Andrew Lang

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PRINCE Ph'IGIO.
CHAPTER V.
'What prince Prigio found in the Garret.
E prince walked from room to room of the palace; but, unless he wrapped him­self up in a curtain, there was nothing for him to wear when he went out in the rain. At last he climbed up a turret-stair in the very oldest part of the castle, where he had never been before; and at the very top was a little round room, a kind of garret. The prince pushed in the door with some difficulty—not that it was locked, but the handle was rusty, and the wood had swollen with the damp. The room was very dark; only the last grey light of the rainy evening came through a slit of a window, one of those narrow windows that they used to fire arrows out of in old times.
But in the dusk the prince saw a heap of all sorts of things King on the floor and on the table. There were two caps ; he put one on—an old, grey, ugly cap it was, made of felt. There was a pair of boots; and he kicked off his slippers, and got into them. They were a good deal worn, but fitted as if
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