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Fairy Adventures from Chronicles of Pantouflia By Andrew Lang

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250              THE GOLD OF FAIRNILEE
and when the womenfolk come back frae the wood, they'll hae other thing to do for-bye looking for bairns."
When Simon Grieve said that the Red Cock was crowing over his enemies' home, he meant that he had set it on fire after the people who lived in it had run away.
Lady Ker grew pale when she heard what he said. She hated the English, to be sure, but she was a woman with a kind heart. She thought of the dreadful danger that the little English girl had escaped, and she went up­stairs and helped the nurse to make the child happy.
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