Child Religion in Song and Story; A Manual for Use in the Sunday Schools or in the Home

Child Religion in Song and Story; A Manual for Use in the Sunday Schools or in the Home

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...for a day and a night and another day. Then back she came in a great hurry. "Give me the prince," said she; "I have his house all ready for him. One month from today I'll bring him back to you. Perhaps he'll be cured and perhaps he won't. If he is not cured, then we shall try two months next time. We'll see, we'll see." Without any more ado she picked up the astonished young prince and flew away with him as lightly as if he were nothing but a feather or a straw. In vain the poor queen wept and begged for a last kiss. Before she had wiped her eyes, the fairy godmother and Prince Harweda were out of sight. They flew a long distance until they reached a great forest. When they had come to the middle of it, down flew the fairy, and in a minute more the young prince was standing on the green grass beside a beautiful pink marble palace that looked something like a good-sized summer house. "This is your home," said the godmother. "In it you will find everything you need, and you can do just as you choose with your time." Little Harweda was delighted at this, for there was nothing in the world he liked better than to do as he pleased; so he tossed his cap up into the air and ran into the lovely little house without so much as saying "Thank you" to his godmother. "Humph," said she as he disappeared; "you'll have enough of it before you are through with it, my fine prince." With that off she flew. Prince Harweda had no sooner set his foot inside the small rose-colored palace than the iron door shut with a bang and locked itself. For you must know by this time that it was an enchanted house, as, of course, all houses are that are built by fairies. Prince Harweda did not mind being locked...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123651761X
  • 9781236517616