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Excerpt from The Disobedient Kids: And Other Czecho-Slovak Fairy Tales The little hen happening to look up, wondered what he was up to and then ran to see. When she saw that he was choking, she be came greatly frightened and looked in all directions for help. Suddenly she happen ed to think of the spring and away she ew to get a drop of his water. Again the woman made a demand. She said, Unless you bring me some silk from the Queen of Saba, I will not give you the kerchief The little hen was pretty well tired by this time, but she did not dispair. She felt quite sure that the good Queen would help her. Dear Queen, pray let me have a bit of silk which the peasant woman says she must have. Then I will get the kerchief from the peasant woman to give it to the linden tree, who will give me a leaf for the spring, who will give me a drop of water, so that I can save the little cock. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."