Sleeping beauty in the woods
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Sleeping beauty in the woods


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FAIRY MOONBEAM'SS BOOKCHILDRENCOLLECTIONLIBRARY OF THEUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIALOS ANGELESafter her handThe Princess with thefainting, piercing Spindle.THERE a andwere, many, many years ago, king queenwho bad no which made them in-children, very unhappydeed. some means or other to have anHoping by heir,to consult all the fairies could hear of :they agreed theywas but withoutrows, pilgrimages, every thing tried,success.Some time after it was that thethis, proclaimed queenwas to have a and after a waschild,going shortly princessborn. The was the mostchristening imagina-sumptuousto her coucleaping Beauty conveyedall that could be found in theable and seven; fairies, beingbe her so that each ofwere invited tocountry, godmothers;her a as was the custom inthem bestowmight upon gift,those days.of was aWhen the baptism over, splendidceremonyfor the fairies before each ofentertainment was;preparedof massive withwhom was set a cover gold,magnificentwith diamonds and alland set rubies,knife, fork, spoon,of the most curious themselves at theAs the were about placecompanybeen foran old who hadtable, forgotten many years,fairy,The orderedentered the king immediatelybanquet-room.but it could not be of mas-a cover to be forbrought her,had been made.sive because sevengold, only3The old sothat her cover was not handsomefairy, seeingas those of the other would bemuttered that shefairies,A heardwho sat near andrevenged. young fairy, her, ...


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