The Broken Promise The Broken Promise
By Andrew Lang (1894) ReadOasis Step 3 (Part 2) But the older brother said nothing. He refused to listen. He took his weapons and... The Broken Promise

By Andrew Lang (1894)
ReadOasis Step 3
(Part 2)

But the older brother said nothing. He refused to listen. He took his weapons and left that place. Years passed. The snows fell and melted, but he never returned.

Finally, the heart of the girl grew cold and hard. She saw the little boy only as a burden. Then she spoke to him. "See, there is food for many days to come. Stay here within the shelter of the house. I will go to find our brother, and when I have found him, I will return."

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