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GREAT AMERICAN AUTHORS
THE THREE GOLDEN APPLES

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" I have seen many giants in my time," thought Hercules, "but never one that would need to drink his wine out of a cup like this."
And, true enough, what a cup it must have been! It was as large-as large-but, in short, I am afraid to say how immeasurably large it was. To speak within bounds, it was ten times larger than a great mill wheel, and, all of metal as it was, it floated over the heaving surges more lightly than an acorn-cup down the brook. The waves tumbled it onward until it grazed against the shore within a short distance of the spot where Hercules was standing.
As soon as this happened, he knew what was to be done, for he had not gone through so many remarkable adventures without learning pretty well how to conduct himself whenever anything came to pass a little out of the common rule. It was just as clear as daylight that this marvelous cup had been set adrift by some unseen power and guided hitherward in order to carry Hercules across the sea on his way to the garden of the Hesperides. Accordingly, without a moment's delay he clambered over the brim and slid down on the inside, where, spreading out his lion's skin, he proceeded to take a little repose. He had scarcely rested until now since he bade farewell to the damsels on the margin of the river. The waves dashed with a pleasant and ringing sound against the circumference of the hollow cup; it rocked

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