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The Princess Pourquoi (collection)


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EVERY DAY HER BIG EYES GREW WISER

 
 

THE PRINCESS
POURQUOI

BY

MARGARET SHERWOOD


ILLUSTRATED


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BOSTON AND NEW YORK

HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & COMPANY

MDCCCCVII

 
 

COPYRIGHT 1902 AND 1903 BY CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS

COPYRIGHT 1907 BY THE S. S. MCCLURE CO.

COPYRIGHT 1906 AND 1907 BY HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.

COPYRIGHT 1907 BY MARGARET SHERWOOD

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Published October1907

 

 

CONTENTS


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    43
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    175
 

The Princess Pourquoi, The Princess and the Microbe, and The Seven Studious Sisters appeared first in Scribner's Magazine, The Clever Necromancer in the Atlantic Monthly, and The Gentle Robber in McClure's Magazine. They are here reprinted by the courteous permission of the publishers of those magazines.

 

ILLUSTRATIONS


  1. EVERY DAY HER BIG EYES GREW WISER
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    Frontispiece
  2. SIDE BY SIDE THEY WALKED TOGETHER
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    22
  3. IT'S GOT TO BE KILLED,' SAID THE PRINCESS STURDILY
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    101
  4. "WHAT" THUNDERED HIS MAJESTY
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    142
  5. CAME RIDING FROM ALL PARTS OF THE KINGDOM
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    148
  6. HE BEGAN TO WEAR THE LOOK OF THOSE WHO SEE MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE
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    185
  7. FOR SOME HALF SMILED AND HID THEIR SMILES AS BEST THEY COULD
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    203
  8. A GLIMPSE OF AN HERETIC BEING BURNED TO DEATH
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    210
 


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1955, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.