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PORTUGUESE FAIRY TALES.

Antonia lived very happily with the king, who never for a single day regretted the change. All the jewels and rich robes that the queen had worn were taken from her and given to Antonia: and she governed jointly with the king, dealing justly with her subjects, and ever ready to better their condition in every possible way. She was virtuous and kind to the end of her days, for Saint Antony was her constant protector and intercessor.

Coimbra.


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