The Complete Fairy Tales & Other Stories
By Hans Christian Andersen - online book

Oxford Complete Illustrated Edition all his stories written between 1835 and 1872.

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I never thought that, and not a soul must know it. Am I not fit for my office ?—No, it will never do for me to telJ that I could not see the stuff.'
' Do you say nothing to it ? ' said one of the weavers.
'Oh, it is charming—quite enchanting !' answered the old minister, as he peered through his spectacles. * What a fine pattern, and what colours ! Yes, I shall tell the emperor that I am very much pleased with it.'
* Well, we are glad of that,' said both the weavers ;