Fairy tales

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byHans Christian Andersen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...to the yellow sand: it looks like the bottom of the sea. I met a caravan; they killed their last camel to get water to drink, but they did not get much. From above they were scorched by the sun, from below they were burned by the sand. The vast desert was endless. There I rolled myself in the fine loose sand, and in great pillars whirled it up into the air. Oh, it was a glorious dance! You should have seen how stupified the dromedary stood, and how the merchant drew his caften over his head! He threw himself down before me, as before Allah, his God. Now they are all buried, but a pyramid of sand stands above them. When some day or other I blow it away, the sun will bleach the white bones, and travellers may see that men have been there before them. But for this no one Would believe it in the desert." "So, then, you have done nothing but evil," said his mother. "March! to the sack!' And before he was aware of it, site had seized hold of the South Wind by tha body, and--into the sack with him. The bag with him in it kicked and rolled about the floor; but she seized it, held it fast and Bat down on it, and then he was forced to lie still. "They are desperately wild fellows, these sons of yours!" said the Prince. "Yes, indeed they are," answered she, "but they must obey for all that. Ha', here we have the fourth." This was the East Wind, who was dressed like a Chinese. "What! are you come from that corner of the world V said his mother. "I thoughl you had been to the Garden of Paradise 7" "I am going there to-morrow," said the East Wind; "to-morrow it will be a hundred years since I was there. I come from China now, where I danced round the por celain tower till I set all the bells a-tinkling Below in the street the officers of state go. such...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...to the yellow sand: it looks like the bottom of the sea. I met a caravan; they killed their last camel to get w...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.05 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217834116

ISBN - 13:9780217834117

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