Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales: Profusely Illustrated in Black and White, and with Colored Plates (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)

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Excerpt from Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales
Go out into the world and get your own living, said the queen. Fly like great birds who have no voice.' But she could not make them ugly as she wished, for they were turned into eleven beautiful wild swans. Then, with a strange cry, they flew through the windows of the palace, over the park, to the forest beyond.
It was yet early morning when they passed the peasant's cot tage, where their sister Eliza lay asleep in her room. They hovered over the roof, twisted their long necks and flapped their wings, but no one heard them or saw them, so they were at last obliged to fly away, high up in the clouds; and over the wide world they flew till they came to a thick, dark wood, which stretched far away to the seashore.
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Product Details
ISBN: 9781333023096
ISBN-10: 133302309X
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: July 3rd, 2016
Pages: 190
Language: English