Toads and Diamonds Toads and Diamonds
By Charles Perrault ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 1) Illustration by Gustave Doré Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters.... Toads and Diamonds

By Charles Perrault
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 1)

Illustration by Gustave Doré

Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters. The eldest was so much like her in the face and state of mind. Whoever looked upon the daughter saw the mother. They were both so disagreeable and so proud that there was no living with them.

The youngest was the very picture of her father. She was polite and showed a sweetness of temper. And she was one of the most beautiful girls ever seen. As people naturally...

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