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Hans Christian Andersen

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Comprehensive information about Hans Christian Andersen including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Hans Christian Andersen (Danish pronunciation:, referred to using the initials H. C. Andersen (Danish pronunciation) in Denmark and the rest of Scandinavia; April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories. These include "The Steadfast Tin Soldier", "The Snow Queen", "The Little Mermaid", "Thumbelina", "The Little Match Girl", and "The Ugly Duckling".. Danish poet This educational Hans Christian Andersen resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left Most of the people who will walk behind me will be children so make the beat keep time with short steps. Quote Right
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Quote Left Where words fail, music speaks. Quote Right
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Quote Left I cannot bear it! said the pewter soldier. I have shed pewter tears! It is too melancholy! Rather let me go to the wars and lose arms and legs! It would at least be a change. I cannot bear it longer! Now, I know what it is to have a visit from one's old thoughts, with what they may bring with them! I have had a visit from mine, and you may be sure it is no pleasant thing in the end; I was at last about to jump down from the drawers. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life itself is the most wonderful fairytale of all. Quote Right
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Quote Left Being born in a duck yard does not matter, if only you are hatched from a swan's egg. Quote Right
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