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Virgilius the Sorcerer-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 14, 2017
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...

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The Girl Who Pretended to be a Boy-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 13, 2017
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...

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The Prince who Wanted to See the World-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 12, 2017
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....

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The Story of Halfman-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 11, 2017
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....

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The Story of Halfman-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 10, 2017
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...

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The Frog-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 9, 2017
The Frog-The Violet Fairy Book

There was a woman with three sons. She told them that they should all be getting married and that one of their wives would be her favorite. She set forth...

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The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow
Posted by | December 8, 2017
#999 The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow

Why am I reading a book about iodine? Most of us are unfamiliar with iodine. We're vaguely aware that it's in iodized salt and that it used to be an...

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The Monkey and the Jellyfish-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 7, 2017
The Monkey and the Jellyfish-The Violet Fairy Book

Jellyfish used to have shells, just like many other sea creatures, but they lost them. At one point, the queen of the jellyfish was sick. She was told that she...

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The Boys with the Golden Stars-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 6, 2017
The Boys with the Golden Stars-The Violet Fairy Book

There were three young women and three princes came along. Each young woman said what she would do for the prince if they were married. One princess said she would...

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The Young Man Who Would Have his Eyes Opened-The Violet Fairy Book
Posted by | December 5, 2017
The Young Man Who Would Have his Eyes Opened-The Violet Fairy Book

Well, there's some crud going around and I have to tell a story about a man who wanted to see everything while coughing my head off. So here it goes....

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