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The happy prince

Oscar Wilde

The happy prince

a story for Christmastime reading which has been privately printed in New York, December, 1947

by Oscar Wilde

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Published by Aldus Printers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementOscar Wilde.
The Physical Object
Pagination[24] p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16453929M

Check out this great listen on This is a story from the The Happy Prince and Other Stories collection. Oscar Wilde's collection of fairy stories are among the greatest and most poignant classics for children and adults alike. Humour, pathos, delightful little characters abound in t.   The Happy Prince is a beautiful tale about a statue of a prince, but one who can now see his city and kingdom and the sadness of his people.

The Happy Prince. The main character in this story. He used to live a happy life as a prince in the royal palace until he dies. A statue of him is then built and placed on a tall column high above. My courtiers called me the Happy Prince, and happy indeed I was, if pleasure be happiness. So I lived, and so I died. And now that I am dead they have set me up here so high that I can see all the ugliness and all the misery of my city, and though my heart is made of lead yet I cannot chose but weep.”.

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The attempt to melt the leaden heart serves two purposes. It drives home the ignorance and inferiority of the townspeople, who wish to destroy the most valuable entities in the town—not out of evil or malice, but out of unfiltered.

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