An Alphabet of Fairy Tales, Page 12

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MORGIANA

M

A faithful slave

a thieving knave

One night

with dagger slew.

He did intend,

to rob his friend

But MORGIANA

knew.

“The Forty Thieves.”

From the “Arabian Nights.”

NICOLETTE

N

In minstrel’s dress,

in great distress,

Poor NICOLETTE

did go,

Her love to trace,

again embrace,

They loved

each other so.

From “Aucassin and Nicolette.”

An old French Story.

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