A cruel King was riding out one day, when he saw a fox attack a hen. But just then a dog ran after the fox and bit his leg. The fox, however, lame as he was, managed to escape into his hole, and the dog ran off. A man who saw him threw a ston... Read more of The King Who Grew Kind at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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The Bright Scar
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Mustapha
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The Examination Paper
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The Satin Slippers
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