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By Charles Perrault ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 3) "You are not so polite," answered the Fairy, without showing any emotion. "Well, then, since you... Toads and Diamonds

By Charles Perrault
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 3)

"You are not so polite," answered the Fairy, without showing any emotion. "Well, then, since you lack manners and kindness, I give you this gift. At every word you speak, there shall come out of your mouth a snake or a toad."

The rude girl went home, and as soon as her mother saw her coming, she cried out:

Illustration by Gustave Doré.

"Well, daughter?"

"Well, mother?" answered the disrespectful girl, throwing out of her mouth two snakes and two...

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