English Reading

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CALIPH Charid, ruler of Bagdad, was reclining on his couch one pleasant afternoon, smoking his long pipe and sipping coffee from a handsome dish which a slave was holding for him, when his Grand Vizier (minister) Mans...

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A Fairy gave a Cobbler some magic leather, It was easily workable and light as a feather. Cutting, Hammering, and sewing away, He made some shoes in just one day. The shoes were meant for the Fairy Queen, Such dainty ...

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ONCE upon a time there lived a King who had seven Queens, but no children. This was a great grief to him, especially when he remembered that on his death there would be no heir to inherit the kingdom. Now it happened ...

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ONCE upon a time there was a miller who lived in a little house beside his mill. All day long he worked hard, but at night he went home to his wife and his little boy. One day this miller made up his mind that he woul...

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High on an Oak tree one morning in June A fairy queen sat and played a fine tune. As she plucked on her harp strings an old Irish air Her sweet lilting music was heard everywhere. Today was a day that she yearned to ...

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A bad-tempered peasant woman had a daughter on whom she lavished everything she could get, and a stepdaughter whom she neglected and ill treated. In the mother’s eyes the daughter had no faults, while the stepdaughter...

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Many, many years ago lived an emperor, who thought so much of new clothes that he spent all his money in order to obtain them. His only ambition was to be always well dressed. He did not care for his soldiers, and go...

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A King was once hunting in a large wood, and pursued his game so hotly that none of his companions could follow him. But when evening approached he stopped, and looking around him saw that he had lost himself. He soug...

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