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By and by came the princess and the steward of the castle, for it was he who was
to bring her to the dragon. But the steward stayed at the bottom of the hill, for he
was afraid, and the princess had to climb it alone, though she could hardly see ...
... princess, and now if anything is to be had for the labor I would like to have it."
As for the princess, she wept and wept, but she could say nothing, and so it was
fixed that she was to marry the steward, for that was what the king had promised.
The steward was there along with the rest. "See," said Bearskin to him, "I have a
question to put. One killed a dragon and saved a princess, but another came and
swore falsely that he did it. Now, what should be done to such a one?" "Why this ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Howard Pyle's original tale combining several classical tropes is interesting enough, if one can enter into the mindset that this world is magic and not everything has to actually make sense. But Oh ... Leggi recensione completa
LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - t1bclasslibrary - LibraryThing
This fairy tale written in 1887 by Howard Pyle combines a few elements of other tales, but puts them together with many new elements that create a classic tale with classic motifs. The protagonist is ... Leggi recensione completa