Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales

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Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales  (1888) 
Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Mrs. H. B. Paull

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The Fir-tree.



A NEW TRANSLATION BY Mrs. H. B. PAULL, Editor of “Grimm’s Fairy Tales.”


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This new edition of Hans Andersen contains several additional Fairy Tales, for the first time translated from the Danish by Mrs. Paull, to whose able pen we are indebted for the previous editions. The sixteen Coloured Plates and the Woodcut Illustrations are from the hand of a Danish Artist, who is considered to have an especial gift for depicting the scenes described by his celebrated countryman.


The Fir-Tree 1
The Brave Tin Soldier 7
Little Tiny 11
The Goblin and the Huckster 18
A Great Sorrow 21
The Silver Shilling 22
The Ugly Duckling 25
The Roses and the Sparrows 33
Little Tuk 41
Grandmother 44
The Old Gravestone 46
The Bell-Deep 50
The Beetle who went on his Travels 53
Elder-Tree Mother 58
The Nightingale 65
Ole Luk-Oie, the Dream-God 71
The Old Bachelor’s Nightcap 79
The Elf of the Rose 88
The Angel 92
The Pea Blossom 94
Ib and Little Christina 97
The Bottle Neck 106
The Flax 113
The Last Dream of the Old Oak 117
The Girl who Trod on the Loaf 121
The Daisy 126
The Old House 129
The Happy Family 135
The Metal Pig 137
The Emperor’s New Clothes 145
The Last Pearl 149
The Tinder-Box 151
The Red Shoes 156
The Golden Treasure 161
The Butterfly 168
The Dumb Book 170
The Gardener 172
She was Good for Nothing 178
Little Ida’s Flowers 184
The Conceited Apple-Branch 189
The Sunbeam and the Captive 192
The Storks 193
The Philosopher’s Stone 197
The Loveliest Rose in the World 207
The Snow Man 209
The Story of the Year 214
The Story of a Mother 220
The Jewish Maiden 225
The Darning-Needle 229
The Little Match-seller 232
The Travelling Companion 234
The Jumpers 247
The Swineherd 249
A Leaf from Heaven 254
Anne Lisbeth 257
A Cheerful Temper 264
The Top and Ball 268
The Wild Swans 270
Everything in its Right Place 281
The Money-Box 287
The Shadow 289
The Racers 298
It is quite True 300
The Buckwheat 303
Soup from a Sausage Skewer 305
The Bell, or Nature's Music 315
The Farm-yard Cock and the Weather-Cock 319
The Snow Queen 321
The Portuguese Duck 344
The Flying Trunk 348
The Little Mermaid 353
The Pen and the Inkstand 370
What the Moon Saw 373
What the Old Man does is always Right 379
A Rose from Homer's Grave 383
The Garden of Paradise 385
The Mail-Coach Passengers 395
The Mischievous Boy 398
Under the Willow-Tree 401
The Old Man and the Angel 412
Little Claus and Big Claus 417
The Shepherdess and the Sweep 426
The Puppet-Show Man 430
The Shepherd's Story of the Bond of Friendship 433
The Old Street Lamp 439
The Old Church Bell 445
The Mother's Love 449
The Shirt Collar 453
Children’s Prattle 455
Beauty of Form and Beauty of Mind 457
The Story of the Wind 462
A Story 470
Something 475
A Story from the Sand-Hills 481
The Elfin Hill 504
Holger Danske 509

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This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.


This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.