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The Happy Family

Hans Christian Andersen

Narrator Carol Phillips

Publisher: British Literature Audiobooks

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The Happy Family (1848): The largest green leaf in this country is certainly the burdock-leaf. If you hold it in front of you, it is large enough for an apron; and if you hold it over your head, it is almost as good as an umbrella, it is so wonderfully large. A burdock never grows alone; where it grows, there are many more, and it is a splendid sight; and all this splendor is good for snails. The great white snails, which grand people in olden times used to have made into fricassees; and when they had eaten them, they would say, “O, what a delicious dish!” for these people really thought them good; and these snails lived on burdock-leaves, and for them the burdock was planted...
Duration: 17 minutes (00:17:01)
Publishing date: 2017-09-04; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —