“She saw at her feet, instead of the poor beast, a handsome prince.”
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (From the French tale by Madame Gabrielle de Villeneuve)
Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know
Edited by: Hamilton Wright Mabie.
Illustrated and Decorated by: Mary Hamilton Fry.
George Sully & Company: New York. 1915.
“I would rather die myself, dear Beauty,” replied the Beast, “than to make you unhappy. You may go to your father, and your poor Beast shall die of grief.”