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Quotes from Andersen's Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen
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1  "It is the light which adorns me," said the flower.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
2  She had a large broad-brimmed hat on, painted with the most splendid flowers.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
3  What the botanist tells us after a number of imperfect lectures, the flower proclaimed in a minute.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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4  The next morning she went to play with the flowers in the warm sunshine, and thus passed away a day.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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5  His thoughts were so elastic, his heart so tender; and involuntarily he picked one of the nearest flowers.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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6  Gerda knew every flower; and, numerous as they were, it still seemed to Gerda that one was wanting, though she did not know which.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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7  First, they shone like silver, then like gold; and when they laid them on the heads of the old people, each flower became a golden crown.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
8  One day while she was looking at the hat of the old woman painted with flowers, the most beautiful of them all seemed to her to be a rose.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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9  The banks on both sides were beautiful; lovely flowers, venerable trees, and slopes with sheep and cows, but not a human being was to be seen.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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10  The beams glided down the white walls of a neighbor's house, and close by the fresh yellow flowers were growing, shining like gold in the warm sun-rays.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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11  They now thought of placing the boxes across the gutter, so that they nearly reached from one window to the other, and looked just like two walls of flowers.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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12  But every flower stood in the sunshine, and dreamed its own fairy tale or its own story: and they all told her very many things, but not one knew anything of Kay.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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13  And Death stretched out his long hand towards the fine little flower, but she held her hands fast around his, so tight, and yet afraid that she should touch one of the leaves.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE STORY OF A MOTHER
14  The tendrils of the peas hung down over the boxes; and the rose-trees shot up long branches, twined round the windows, and then bent towards each other: it was almost like a triumphant arch of foliage and flowers.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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15  There were large trees in small pots, so that they stood so stunted in growth, and ready to burst the pots; in other places, there was a little dull flower in rich mould, with moss round about it, and it was so petted and nursed.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE STORY OF A MOTHER
16  I flew about beneath the green palms and the blossoming almond-trees," sang the Canary; "I flew around, with my brothers and sisters, over the beautiful flowers, and over the glassy lakes, where the bright water-plants nodded to me from below.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SHOES OF FORTUNE
17  Light and air contend with chivalric emulation for the love of the fair flower that bestowed her chief favors on the latter; full of longing she turned towards the light, and as soon as it vanished, rolled her tender leaves together and slept in the embraces of the air.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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18  At last she could run no longer; she sat down on a large stone, and when she looked about her, she saw that the summer had passed; it was late in the autumn, but that one could not remark in the beautiful garden, where there was always sunshine, and where there were flowers the whole year round.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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19  In a large town, where there are so many houses, and so many people, that there is no roof left for everybody to have a little garden; and where, on this account, most persons are obliged to content themselves with flowers in pots; there lived two little children, who had a garden somewhat larger than a flower-pot.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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20  And the Tree beheld all the beauty of the flowers, and the freshness in the garden; he beheld himself, and wished he had remained in his dark corner in the loft; he thought of his first youth in the wood, of the merry Christmas-eve, and of the little Mice who had listened with so much pleasure to the story of Humpy-Dumpy.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE