Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales: Profusely Illustrated in Black and White, and with Colored Plates (Classic Reprint) (Paperback)
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. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.