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Had he never heard of the great fiery dragon with three heads that had
threatened to lay waste all of that land unless the pretty princess were given up to
him? This was the very day that the dragon was to come for her, and she was to
be sent ...
But he could do no hurt to Bearskin, for the gold and silver armor sheltered him
so well that not so much as one single hair of his head was singed. So Bearskin
just rattled away the blows at the dragon — slish, slash, snip, clip — until all three
"Whoever did this left his luck behind him," said he, and he drew his sword and
told the princess that he would kill her if she did not swear to say nothing of what
had happened. Then he gathered up the dragon's three heads, and he and the ...
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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