The White Dove, A Fairytale

by Ethan Allen Hitchcock, 1863

1890s portrait by Hablot Knight Browne


A young girl was once riding in a coach with her master and mistress through a large wood ; and when they came to the middle of it, a band of robbers rushed out of a thicket, and killed all whom they found. Thus all were killed except the maid, who had jumped in terror out of the coach and hidden herself behind a tree.

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