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Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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THE LITTLE GLASS SLIPPER                  65
choosing out such gowns, petticoats, and head-clothes as might become them. This was a new trouble to Cinderella; for it was she who ironed her sister's linen, and plaited their ruffles; they talked all day long of nothing but how they should be dressed-
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' For my part,' said the eldest, ' I will wear my red velvet suit with French trimming.'
' And I,' said the youngest, ' shall have my usual petticoat; but then, to make amends for that, I will put on my gold-fiowered manteau, and my diamond stomacher, which is far from being the most ordinary one in the world-'
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