The RED Fairy Book - online children's book

Illustrated classic fairy tales for children by Andrew Lang

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his lather said : ' Very well, then—go. Perhaps when you have hurt yourself, you rnay learn to know better.' His mother only gave him a very plain cake made with water and baked in the cinders, and a bottle of sour beer.
When he got to the forest, he too met the little grey old man, who greeted him and said: ' Give me a piece of your cake and a draught from your bottle ; I am so hungry and thirsty.'
And Dullhead replied : ' I've only got a cinder-cake and some sour beer, but if you care to have that, let us sit down and eat.'
So they sat down, and when Dullhead brought out his cake he found it had turned into a fine rich cake, and the sour beer into excellent wine. Then they ate and drank, and when they had finished the little man said : ' Now I will bring you luck, because
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