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Title: Diamonds and toads
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Title: Diamonds and toads
Physical Description: 6 leaves , 6 leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Language: English
Creator: Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901 ( Illustrator )
Publisher: McLoughlin Bros.
Place of Publication: New York
Publication Date: [ca. 1875]
Copyright Date: 1875
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Subject: Juvenile literature -- 1875   ( rbgenr )
Publishers' advertisements -- 1875   ( rbgenr )
Bldn -- 1875
Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
Juvenile literature   ( rbgenr )
Publishers' advertisements   ( rbgenr )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- New York -- New York
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Statement of Responsibility: illustrated after Kate Greenaway.
General Note: Publisher advertisement on rear cover.
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Bibliographic ID: UF00028222
Volume ID: VID00001
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: notis - AJG4480
oclc - 10132100
alephbibnum - 001751544

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DIAMONDS AND TOADS.



O NCE upon a time, in the days of the Fairies, there
lived, on the borders of a great wood, a widow who
had two daughters. She was a silly, ill-tempered woman,
very proud and disagreeable. Her elder daughter, who
was like her in temper, was her favorite child; and she
spoiled her by constant praise and petting, till the girl grew
so proud and rude, that no one loved her except her mother.
The younger daughter was sweet-tempered, gentle, and
kind; but her foolish mother did not love her, and treated
her very unkindly. She made her live in the kitchen, and
work all day with the servants, One of the girl's tasks was
to draw water twice a day from a fountain, more than a mile
and a half distant from the house, in the midst of the wood.
One days just as she had filled her pitcher, an old woman
came up to her, and asked her to give her a draught of
water.
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replied


the girl.


"Let


me hold the


jug for you, for it is very heavy."


As soon as


the old dame


had finished


drinking,


said to Rose,
"Thank you, my dear; you are so kind, and you speak


so sweetly, that I mean to bestow a gift
time you speak there shall drop from yo


on you.
ur lips


Every
i rose, a


diamond, and a pearl."


Then the old woman disappeared.


Fairy


in disguise, who had wished to try


She was really


whether


the


young girl was civil and kind.


When


Rose reached her home, her mother met her at


the door, and began to scold her for staying so long at the
fountain.
"I am very sorry: I beg your pardon, mother," she said


meekly, for not coming home sooner." A
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cried the mother; "she


drops diamonds and pearls from her lips! My child"---(this


was the


first time that she had ever called her "my child")


----" how did this happen ?"
Then the poor girl told her mother all that had befallen


her at the fountain, dropping pearls and


diamonds


her mouth all the time she was speaking.
How very fortunate!" said the old lady: "I must send my


darling thither directly.
your sister's lips when


Fanny! do you see what falls from


she speaks?


Should you not like


such a gift?


Well, you must go to the fountain, and when


a poor woman asks you for water, you must grant her
request in the most civil manner."
"Indeed;" answered the proud girl, "I shall do no such


thing.


I do not choose to be servant to any one.


" But you shall go," said


her mother; and for


once she


made her disobedient child obey her.


But Fanny took the


best silver tankard, instead of the brown pitcher.


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She had no sooner reached the fountain, than a lady most


magnificently dressed came out of the woodland


path, and


Fanny


to give her some water.


This was the same


Fairy who had before appeared as a poor old woman; and
she came for the same purpose, that was, to try whether the
young girl was kind and obliging; but lest she should only


pretend


goodness in order to gain


the precious


Fairy appeared in a different form.
"I did not come here to draw water for strangers," said
Fanny, scornfully; "I suppose you think the best silver tank-


ard was brought on purpose for your ladyship!
you may drink out of it if you have a fancy."


However,


"You are not very obliging,"


said the


Fairy;


"and since


you have behaved with so little civility, I will bestow a gift


t on you which shall be your punishment.


Every time


speak, there shall drop from your lips a viper or a toad."
Having said these words she disappeared; and Fanny
went home very sullen and angry. As soon as her mother


asked


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saw her coming, she ran to meet her, and exclaimed eagerly,
"Well, daughter ?"


"Well, mother,


answered


the girl, and two.toads and


two vipers dropped from her mouth as she spoke!


"Ah-h-h what is this ?"
sister's doing, no doubt.


cried the mother; "it is all your
I'll make her suffer for her wick-


edness !"


And she instantly went in


search


of the


innocent girl, that she might beat her severely.


But Rose, in great fear, ran out of the


house into the


forest, where she wandered about, weeping very bitterly.


Towards evening, the


King's son, who was returning trom


hunting, came that way, and seeing a poor girl


apparently


in great trouble, he alighted from his horse, and asked
why she wept; for he was very kind and good-hearted.


"Alas!"


said Rose,


sobbing, 'my mother is so cruel to


me that I have been obliged to leave my home."
The king's son was astonished to see roses, pearls, and
diamonds Tall from her lips as she spoke, and asked her the
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befallen her at the fountain.


he girl then related all that had
The Prince was charmed with


her innocence and gentleness, and fell in love with her.


He


saw that, although she was only a poor girl, she possessed


a valuable gift which


would make him and his people very


rich; so he took her back to the palace of the King his
father, who, anxious to have such a daughter-in-law, imme-
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diately gave his consent to their marriage, and the
Rose became a great Queen.


As for her sister, the toads and vipers she


so dreadful, that her selfish


gentle


dropped were


and cruel mother soon grew


tired of having her in the house, and turned her out of doors.
As she had not improved, but wasworse tempered than
ever, no one would take her in, and be troubled with toads


and vipers.


So she was obliged to wander about in the


woods,all alone; and there she soon died of grief and hunger.
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