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The Nightingale and the Rose

Children's Classics

by Oscar Wilde

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A nightingale finds a young romantic student in tears because he cannot find a red rose for his beautiful ball partner. There are no red roses in the garden. The nightingale visits all the rose-trees in the area, and one of the roses tells her there is a way to produce a red rose, but only if the nightingale is prepared to sing the sweetest song for the rose all night with her heart pressing into a thorn, sacrificing her life. Seeing the student in tears, and valuing his human life above her bird life, the nightingale carries out the ritual.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Interactive Media
Imprint:
Sovereign
Edition:
New
Publication Date:
2015
Series:
Children's Classics

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Oscar Wilde (Author)

Oscar Wilde, one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. At university he proved himself to be an outstanding classicist, first at Dublin, then at Oxford. He became known for his involvement in the rising philosophy of aestheticis...

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