Tales of wonder, of humour, and of sentiment, by Anne and Annabella Plumptre, Volume 2

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Page 28 - ... at the hill, and tore up it like nothing, so that the Princess hadn't even time to wish that he might get up the whole way. As soon as ever he reached the top, he took the third golden apple from the Princess's lap, and then turned his horse and rode down again.
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