Virgilius the Sorcerer-The Violet Fairy Book
Virgilius the Sorcerer-The Violet Fairy Book

There was once a child and his widowed mother. The child was named Virgilius. The family had money and lands, but others took that away from them, so they were poor. Virgilius was out one day and found a cave where a spirit spoke to him. The spirit would give him knowledge and things if...

The Girl Who Pretended to be a Boy-The Violet Fairy Book
The Girl Who Pretended to be a Boy-The Violet Fairy Book

There was once a king who was a great warrior, but he only had daughters. This wouldn't have been a problem except for a rival king would go to war against any kingdom whose king did not let one of his sons serve him. The good king did not have a son, but each of...

The Prince who Wanted to See the World-The Violet Fairy Book
The Prince who Wanted to See the World-The Violet Fairy Book

There was once a prince who wanted to go out into the world to see what there was to see. He met a man who wagered him in a game. The prince lost and was to serve the man for three years, which he did. The prince gave of his bread and water to a...

The Story of Halfman-The Violet Fairy Book
The Story of Halfman-The Violet Fairy Book

A man once had no children but someone told him to make his wife eat twelve apples and she would have twelve sons. His wife did eat twelve, apples, almost. She gave a half of one to her sister. In time, twelve sons were born, but one of them was only half of a son....

The Story of Halfman-The Violet Fairy Book
The Princess who was Hidden Underground-The Violet Fairy Book

There was once a king who had a beautiful daughter whom he then hid in an underground palace. He said that whatever young man could find her would have her to wife. One young man disguised himself as a lamb and was loaned to the king for three days. While a lamb, he explored the...

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