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sleeping beauty2 by PhoeebStock sleeping beauty2 by PhoeebStock
after reading about 's contest on children's stories, I wanted to make some stock for it . =D



If you use it, just tell me you did... Either here, a note, or on my page.



Sleeping Beauty-

Along time ago there were a king and queen who said every day, "Ah, if only we had a child," but they never had one.
But it happened that once when the queen was bathing, a frog crept out of the water on to the land, and said to her, "Your wish shall be fulfilled, before a year has gone by, you shall have a daughter."

What the frog had said came true, and the queen had a little girl who was so pretty that the king could not contain himself for joy, and ordered a great feast. He invited not only his kindred, friends and acquaintances, but also the wise women, in order that they might be kind and well-disposed towards the child. There were thirteen of them in his kingdom, but, as he had only twelve golden plates for them to eat out of, one of them had to be left at home.

The feast was held with all manner of splendor and when it came to an end the wise women bestowed their magic gifts upon the baby - one gave virtue, another beauty, a third riches, and so on with everything in the world that one can wish for.

When eleven of them had made their promises, suddenly the thirteenth came in. She wished to avenge herself for not having been invited, and without greeting, or even looking at anyone, she cried with a loud voice, "The king's daughter shall in her fifteenth year prick herself with a spindle, and fall down dead." And, without saying a word more, she turned round and left the room.

They were all shocked, but the twelfth, whose good wish still remained unspoken, came forward, and as she could not undo the evil sentence, but only soften it, she said, it shall not be death, but a deep sleep of a hundred years, into which the princess shall fall.


There is a lot more of course. I go this here -> [link] if you want to read the whole thing.
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american18076 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2009
Oh my goodness thank you!!
I've been looking for a stock like this!!
Thank you!!
I'll post up the picture with this pose when I am done!! :D
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crazyguywithcamera Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2007
kiss. i have awaked sleeping beauty
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PhoeebStock Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2007
:kiss:
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kimo9909 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006   Interface Designer
Damn flowers..they have all of the fun! <kicks a cat> :depressed:
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PhoeebStock Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006
you kick a cat and i'll kick you. :shakefist:
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kimo9909 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006   Interface Designer
LOL Gotcha! :D I would never hurt a cat! :evillaugh:
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PhoeebStock Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006
heh
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kimo9909 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2006   Interface Designer
:)
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Ninjerina Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006  Student General Artist
Ah, nice contemporary depiction on a classic!
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PhoeebStock Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2006
thank you!
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