Tawhaki, the Prince, used to be so courageous and good-looking, and did such a lot of noble deeds, that his popularity went overseas in the course of the land. eventually even the Sky-fairies heard of him. one among them stated, " i'm wondering no matter if this Earth-prince is as courageous and good-looking as they are saying he's. i'm going to cross right down to the earth to work out. ,,
One summer time morning she descended to the earth. Herself unseen, she watched Tawhaki, discovering him even braver and extra good-looking than anyone had instructed her. certainly, she used to be so proud of him that she got here out of her hiding-place and made herself recognized to him.” Excerpt From: Howes, Edith, 1872-1954.
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