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great surprise there sat a little man as transparent as glass, with wings, and a golden crown on his head ; and he was no bigger than herself !
This was the King of the Flowers. In every flower in that part of the world dwelt a little man ; but this one was King of them all.
When he saw the Swallow he was frightened, for he was quite a gigantic bird to the little King; but he was very glad to see Little Totty. He asked her name, and if she would be his wife, and then she would be Queen of the Flowers; and when she said "yes,” (for he was much nicer than the Toad or the Mole) he took his golden crown off, and put it on her head. And every flower sent forth its little Fairy, who brought her a present; but the best gift of all was a pair of beautiful wings, which they fastened to Little Totty's back, so that she could fly from flower to flower. So the tiny maiden married the Flower Fairy, and lives in a lily-bell, which is quite as big a house as is required by Queen Totty.