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The Birthday of the Infanta - Oscar Wilde

The Birthday of the Infanta

The Birthday of the Infanta

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It was the birthday of the Infanta. She was just twelve years of age, and the sun was shining brightly in the gardens of the palace. Although she was a real Princess and the Infanta of Spain, she had only one birthday every year, just like the children of quite poor people, so it was naturally a matter of great importance to the whole country that she should have a really fine day for the occasion. And a really fine day it certainly was. The tall striped tulips stood straight up upon their stalks, like long rows of soldiers, and looked defiantly across the grass at the roses, and said: We are quite as splendid as you are now. The purple butterflies fluttered about with gold dust on their wings, visiting each flower in turn; the little lizards crept out of the crevices of the wall, and lay basking in the white glare; and the pomegranates split and cracked with the heat, and showed their bleeding red hearts. Even the pale yellow lemons, that hung in such profusion from the mouldering trellis and along the dim arcades, seemed to have caught a richer colour from the wonderful sunlight, and the magnolia trees opened their great globe like blossoms of folded ivory, and filled the air with a sweet heavy perfume.
Sprog: Engelsk Kategori: Noveller Serie: Oscar Wilde Short stories: 1 Originaltitel: The Birthday of the Infanta Oversætter:

Mere info om lydbogen:

Forlag: Cappelen Damm
Udgivet: 2012-03-01
Længde: 46M
ISBN: 9788202390136

Mere info om e-bogen:

Forlag: Cappelen Damm
Udgivet: 2013-12-31
ISBN: 9788202458256
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