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1  But the little Fir wanted so very much to be a grown-up tree.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
2  In autumn the wood-cutters always came and felled some of the largest trees.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
3  Thus passed many years, and he was now an old man, and sat with his old wife under the blooming tree.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
4  But whether the sound came from his head or from the hollow tree, that no one could say with certainty.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE BELL
5  She and Gerda got in; and then away they drove over the stumps of felled trees, deeper and deeper into the woods.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
6  He flew into a tree, and beat his black wings as long as he could see the carriage, that shone from afar like a sunbeam.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
7  The lights of the Christmas tree rose higher and higher, she saw them now as stars in heaven; one fell down and formed a long trail of fire.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
8  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
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
9  These young trees, and they were always the finest looking, retained their branches; they were laid on carts, and the horses drew them out of the wood.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
10  However, he said that the sound proceeded from a very large owl, in a hollow tree; a sort of learned owl, that continually knocked its head against the branches.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE BELL
11  When Christmas came, quite young trees were cut down: trees which often were not even as large or of the same age as this Fir Tree, who could never rest, but always wanted to be off.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
12  At the end of a year he had shot up a good deal, and after another year he was another long bit taller; for with fir trees one can always tell by the shoots how many years old they are.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
13  Now there she was sitting under the most magnificent Christmas tree: it was still larger, and more decorated than the one which she had seen through the glass door in the rich merchant's house.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL
14  So there they both sat, like a king and a queen, under the fragrant tree, that looked exactly like an elder: the old man told his wife the story of "Old Nanny," as it had been told him when a boy.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
15  Out of the spout even did they spread themselves on all sides, and grew larger and larger; it was a splendid Elderbush, a whole tree; and it reached into the very bed, and pushed the curtains aside.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
16  She then sat down and wept; but her hot tears fell just where a rose-bush had sunk; and when her warm tears watered the ground, the tree shot up suddenly as fresh and blooming as when it had been swallowed up.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SNOW QUEEN
17  They had great-grand-children, and were soon to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of their marriage; but they could not exactly recollect the date: and old Granny sat in the tree, and looked as pleased as now.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE ELDERBUSH
18  And the swineherd went behind a tree, washed the black and brown color from his face, threw off his dirty clothes, and stepped forth in his princely robes; he looked so noble that the Princess could not help bowing before him.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE SWINEHERD
19  Woodroof and anemonies grew almost too high; blooming convolvuluses and blackberry-bushes hung in long garlands from tree to tree, where the nightingale sang and the sunbeams were playing: it was very beautiful, but it was no place for girls to go; their clothes would get so torn.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE BELL
20  This happened every year; and the young Fir Tree, that had now grown to a very comely size, trembled at the sight; for the magnificent great trees fell to the earth with noise and cracking, the branches were lopped off, and the trees looked long and bare; they were hardly to be recognised; and then they were laid in carts, and the horses dragged them out of the wood.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FIR TREE
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