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A Collection of Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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FATHER GRUMBLER                       79
did not know; lay boiled, fried, and grilled within reach of his hands. As the Holy Man had said, he had never eaten such a dinner ; still, when he had done, he shook his head, and grumbled ; ' Yes, there is plenty to eat, of course,
but it only makes me thirsty, and there is not a drop to drink anywhere.'
Yet, somehow7, he could never tell why, he looked up and saw the tavern in front of him, which he thought was miles, and miles, and miles away.
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