Page:Collodi - The Story of a Puppet, translation Murray, 1892.djvu/110

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
This page has been validated.


Collodi - The Story of a Puppet, translation Murray, 1892 110.png

XX

Liberated from prison, he starts to return to
          the Fairy's house; but on the road he
          meets with a horrible serpent, and after-
          wards he is caught in a trap.


You can imagine Pinocchio's joy when he found himself free. Without stopping to take breath he immediately left the town and took the road that led to the Fairy's house.

On account of the rainy weather the road had become a marsh into which he sank knee-deep. But the puppet would not give in. Tormented by the desire of seeing his father and his little sister with blue hair