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The Crimson Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang, [1903], at



Lovely Ilonka

Lucky Luck

The Hairy Man

To your Good Health!

The Story of the Seven Simons

The Language of Beasts

The Boy who could keep a Secret

The Prince and the Dragon

Little Wildrose

Tiidu the Piper


The Gifts of the Magician

The Strong Prince

The Treasure Seeker

The Cottager and his Cat

The Prince who would seek Immortality

The Stone-cutter

The Gold-bearded Man

Tritill, Litill, and the Birds

The Three Robes

The Six Hungry Beasts

How the Beggar Boy turned into Count Piro

The Rogue and the Herdsman


The Death of Abu Nowas and of his Wife


Niels and the Giants

Shepherd Paul

How the wicked Tanuki was punished

The Crab and the Monkey

The Horse Gullfaxi and the Sword Gunnfoder

The Story of the Sham Prince, or the Ambitious Tailor

The Colony of Cats

How to find out a True Friend

Clever Maria

The Magic Kettle

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