‘Madam,’ said the good King, ‘since you are a fairy, you know all that I wish. I have only one son, whom I love with all my heart, so that people generally name him Prince Darling. If you wish to do me a kindness, promise me to be a good friend to my boy.’
Every day at dinner, after the table had been cleared, a trusty servant had to bring in one other dish. But it was covered up, and the servant himself did not know what was in it.