Queen Zixi of IX, or the Story of the Magic Cloak (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Queen Zixi of IX, or the Story of the Magic Cloak The clearing was in the form of a circle, and all around stood giant oak and fir trees, while in the center the grass grew green and soft as velvet. If any mortal had ever penetrated so far into the great forest, and could have looked upon the fairy circle by daylight, he might perhaps have seen a tiny path worn in the grass by the feet of the dancing elves. For here. During the full of t moon, the famous fairy band, ruled by good Queen Lulea, loved to dance and make merry while the silvery rays ﬂooded the clearing and caused their gauzy wings to sparkle with every color of the rainbow. On this especial night, however, they were not dancing. For the queen had seated herself upon a little green mound, and while her band clustered about her she began to address the fairies in a tone of discontent. I am tired of dancing, my dears. Said she. Every evening since the moon grew big and round we have come here to frisk about and laugh and dis port ourselves; and although those are good things to keep the heart light, one may grow weary even of merrymaking. So I ask you to suggest some new way to divert both me and yourselves during this night. 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.
- Paperback | 328 pages
- 152 x 229 x 18mm | 440g
- 25 Nov 2017
- Forgotten Books
- 151 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white