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Earth and air seemed filled with beauty.



FLOWER FABLES

BY

LOUISA MAY ALCOTT.



"Pondering shadows, colors, clouds,
Grass-buds, and caterpillar shrouds,
Boughs on which the wild bees settle,
Tints that spot the violet's petal."

Emerson's Wood-Notes.


BOSTON:

GEORGE W. BRIGGS & CO.

1855.



Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1854, by

W. B. STEVENS,

in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.


CAMBRIDGE:

METCALP AND COMPANY, STEREOTYPERS AND PRINTERS.



TO

ELLEN EMERSON,

FOR WHOM THEY WERE FANCIED,

THESE FLOWER FABLES

ARE INSCRIBED,

BY HER FRIEND,

THE AUTHOR.

Boston, Dec. 9, 1854.



CONTENTS


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THE FROST KING: OR, THE POWER OF LOVE
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LITTLE ANNIE'S DREAM: OR, THE FAIRY FLOWER
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