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Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch 1849–1914. The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales. 1910.

Illustrated by Edmund Dulac
The Sleeping Beauty
  1. And there, on a bed the curtains of which were drawn wide, he beheld the loveliest vision he had ever seen
  2. Her head nodded with spite and old age together, as she bent over the cradle and shook her crutched staff above the head of the pretty babe, who slept on sweetly
  3. What are you doing, goody?” asked the Princess. “I am spinning, pretty one,” answered the old woman, who did not know who she was
  4. But news of it was brought to her by a little dwarf who owned a pair of seven-league boots
Blue Beard
  1. They were rowed to the sound of music on the waters of their host’s private canal
  2. They overran the house without loss of time
  3. You shall go in, and take your place among the ladies you saw there!”
  4. The unhappy Fatima cried up to her, “Anne, sister Anne, do you see any one coming?”
  1. She used to creep away to the chimney-corner and seat herself among the cinders
  2. And her godmother pointed to the finest of all with her wand
  3. She was driven away, beside herself with joy
  4. The Prime Minister was kept very busy during the next few weeks
Beauty and the Beast
  1. He had been fasting for more than twenty-four hours, and lost no time in falling-to
  2. Soon they caught sight of the castle in the distance
  3. She found herself face to face with a stately and beautiful lady
  4. These no sooner saw Beauty than they began to scream and chatter



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