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Encyclopedia > The Happy Prince and Other Tales

The Happy Prince and Other Stories is an 1888 collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde. It is most famous for The Happy Prince, the short tale of a metal statue who becomes friends with a migratory bird. Together they bring some happiness to others in life and in "death".

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  • Collection available at Project Gutenberg. (http://www.gutenberg.net/etext/902)

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Oscar Wilde - Free Online Library (1087 words)
These were later published as The Happy Prince and Other Tales.
After some time, Simone challenges the Prince to a duel, ultimately killing him.
Moral tale of Dorian, a beautiful youth who gets his portrait painted, then proceeds to become cruel and watches in horror as his painting feels the effects, but he stays youthful.
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