1. She was a Russian Princess, and had driven all the way from Finland in a sledge drawn by six reindeer. The sledge was shaped like a great golden swan, and between the swan’s wings lay the little Princess herself. Her long ermine cloak reached right down to her feet, on her head was a tiny cap of silver tissue, and she was as pale as the Snow Palace in which she had always lived.
- Oscar Wilde, ‘The Remarkable Rocket’ from The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) illustrated by Charles Robinson [full text]

    She was a Russian Princess, and had driven all the way from Finland in a sledge drawn by six reindeer. The sledge was shaped like a great golden swan, and between the swan’s wings lay the little Princess herself. Her long ermine cloak reached right down to her feet, on her head was a tiny cap of silver tissue, and she was as pale as the Snow Palace in which she had always lived.

    - Oscar Wilde, ‘The Remarkable Rocket’ from The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) illustrated by Charles Robinson [full text]

     
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