The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and Other Stories
"[...]ladies, who all said that such a beautiful bride had never been seen in the world before. But just as they were preparing to go down to the fine company in the hall, a messenger came in great haste summoning the Princess at once to her father the King, as he was much perplexed. "My daughter," cried he, as Fiorimonde in all her bridal array entered the room where he sat alone, "what can we do? King Pierrot is nowhere to be found; I fear lest he may have been seized by robbers and basely murdered for his rich clothes, or carried away to some mountain and left there to starve. My soldiers are gone far and wide to seek him-and we shall hear of him ere day is done-but where there is no bridegroom there can be no bridal." "Then let it be put off, my father," cried the Princess, "and to-morrow we shall know if it is for a wedding, or a funeral, we must dress;" and she pretended[...]."
- Paperback | 86 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 4.32mm | 158.76g
- 25 Apr 2015
- Illustrations, black and white