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Granny's Wonderful Chair, and Its Tales of Fairy Times (Paperback) Loot Price: R326
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Granny's Wonderful Chair, and Its Tales of Fairy Times (Paperback): Frances Browne

Granny's Wonderful Chair, and Its Tales of Fairy Times (Paperback)

Frances Browne

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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. 1857 Excerpt: ...and the nightingales are great friends to them, as well as the maids and the chamberlain, because they have told nobody about it, and there is peace and quiet yet in the grove of rosetrees." Here the voice out of the cushion ceased, and two that wore crowns of gold, and were clothed in cloth of silver, rose up, and said--"That'sour story." "Mamma," said Princess Greedalind, "if we could find out that Fair Fountain, and keep it all to ourselves " "Yes, my daughter, and the Growing Well to wash our money in," replied Queen Wantall: but King Winwealth said--"Excepting yesterday's tale, and the two that went before it, I have not heard such a story since my brother Wisewit went from me, and was lost in the forest. Silverspurs, the fourth of my pages, go and bring this maiden a pearl necklace." Snowflower received the necklace accordingly, gave her thanks, made her courtesy, and went down on her grandmother's chair to the servants' hall. That night they gave her a down pillow, and next day she dined on a roast chicken. The feasting within and the clamour without went on as on the days before: King Winwealth fell into his accustomed low spirits after supper, and sent down a message for Snowflower, which was told her by the master-cook. So the little girl went up in her grandmother's chair, with red shoes, the clocked hose, the white satin gown, and the pearl necklace on. All the company welcomed her with joyful looks, and no sooner had she made her courtesy, and laid down her head, saying--" Chair of my grandmother, tell me a story," than the clear voice from under the cushion said--"Listen to the story of Childe Charity." "Once upon a time, there lived in the west country. a little g...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Frances Browne
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-98135-7
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-235-98135-5
Barcode: 9781235981357

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