The history of the tales of the fairies

Publication Date1785
RemainderNewly done from the French. Containing I. The tale of Graciosa and Prince Percinet; shewing the cruelty of a proud mother-in-law, to an innocent dutiful virgin. II. The blue bird and Florina; shewing the happiness of being good-natured in both sexes. III. Prince Avenant, and the beauty with locks of gold; shewing what difficulties and dangers love will surmount. IV. The King of the Peacocks, and the Princess Rosetta; shewing the vanity of covetousness, pride, and envy. V. Prince Nonparell, and the Princess Brilliant; where in is shewn, that outward beauty is not the only object love delights to dwell in. VI. The orange-tree, and its beloved bee; shewing the happiness of those lovers who shall find constancy in perfection. Dedicated to the ladies of Great Britain
PublisherPrinted by T. Sabine, No. 81, Shoe-Lane, Fleet-Street


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