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Time passed merrily in the large town which was his capital; strangers arrived every day at the court.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES   Context
The impostors requested him very courteously to be so good as to come nearer their looms; and then asked him whether the design pleased him, and whether the colors were not very beautiful; at the same time pointing to the empty frames.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES   Context
Suddenly was heard the sound of drums and fifes; the bright blaze of a fire shot up from time to time, and its ruddy gleams seemed to contend with the bluish light of the torches.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SHOES OF FORTUNE   Context
The Shoes, as is the case with anybody who does what he has to do properly, could only attend to one thing at a time.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SHOES OF FORTUNE   Context
Time enough had he too for his reflections; for days and nights passed on, and nobody came up; and when at last somebody did come, it was only to put some great trunks in a corner, out of the way.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE FIR TREE   Context
Every time he was going to untie his sledge, the person nodded to him, and then Kay sat quiet; and so on they went till they came outside the gates of the town.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SNOW QUEEN   Context
A long time passed away, then the collar came into the rag chest at the paper mill; there was a large company of rags, the fine by themselves, and the coarse by themselves, just as it should be.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE FALSE COLLAR   Context
I should have been completely killed if I had gone over to the maiden; but I was circumspect, I took time to think, and that one must always do.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SHADOW   Context
He had now to take care of his little sister Augusta, who was much younger than himself, and he was, besides, to learn his lesson at the same time; but these two things would not do together at all.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK   Context
On the very day her mother was buried, Karen received the red shoes, and wore them for the first time.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE RED SHOES   Context
The poor horses, tortured almost to death, suffered most from this truly Egyptian plague; the flies alighted upon them in large disgusting swarms; and if the coachman got down and scraped them off, hardly a minute elapsed before they were there again.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SHOES OF FORTUNE   Context
Time passed merrily in the large town which was his capital; strangers arrived every day at the court.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE EMPEROR'S NEW CLOTHES   Context
They were telling each other, with a confidential interchange of ideas, where they had been during the day.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SHOES OF FORTUNE   Context
The same day he was discharged from the hospital as perfectly cured; but the Shoes meanwhile remained behind.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SHOES OF FORTUNE   Context
The following day, early in the morning, while the Clerk was still in bed, someone knocked at his door.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SHOES OF FORTUNE   Context
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.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SNOW QUEEN   Context
People came in crowds; there was a crush and a hurry, but no one was successful either on the first or second day.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SNOW QUEEN   Context
It was on the third day when a little personage without horse or equipage, came marching right boldly up to the palace; his eyes shone like yours, he had beautiful long hair, but his clothes were very shabby.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE SNOW QUEEN   Context
One slipper was nowhere to be found; the other had been laid hold of by an urchin, and off he ran with it; he thought it would do capitally for a cradle when he some day or other should have children himself.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL   Context
It was bright day, and he was now quite unable to call to mind his dream; that, however, was not at all necessary, for one may not know what the future will bring.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE DREAM OF LITTLE TUK   Context
On the very day her mother was buried, Karen received the red shoes, and wore them for the first time.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE RED SHOES   Context
And she danced, and must dance, over fields and meadows, in rain and sunshine, by night and day; but at night it was the most fearful.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE RED SHOES   Context
It was a whole week before she arrived; but therein was just the very best of it, for one could thus see that she was of the same species.
Hans Christian Andersen
Andersen's Fairy Tales, THE HAPPY FAMILY   Context
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