The Kingdom in which the little Princess was born was a Favorite Dwelling Place for Fairies.
From the story “The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood.”
Fairy Tales From France
Retold by William Trowbridge Larned.
Illustrations by John Rae.
Wise Book Company: New York. Ca 1920.
. . . the spindle immediately ran into her hand, and she directly fell down upon the ground in a swoon. Thereupon the old woman cried out for help, and people came in from every quarter in great numbers: some threw water upon the princess’s face, unlaced her, struck her on the palm of her hands, and rubbed her temples with Hungary water; but all they could do did not bring her to herself.
From the story “The Sleeping Beauty”
Henry Altemus Company: Philadelphia. 1908.