"Beauty and the Magic Mirror"

from beauty and the beast

"Beauty and the Magic Mirror"- oil on panel, 8" x 14"

"Beauty and the Magic Mirror"- oil on panel, 8" x 14"

 
Ah,” Beauty sighed aloud, “as beautiful as all of this is, my only true wish is to see my poor father once again.”

As she spoke, the reflection in a nearby mirror grew foggy. Out of the mist appeared her father, stooped with sadness as he rode into their farmyard. Her sisters rushed out to meet him. Even though they pretended to be sad that Beauty was not with him, she could see in their faces that they were secretly glad to be rid of her. The image faded, then disappeared altogether.

Beauty was grateful that the Beast had allowed her to see her father again. “Perhaps,” she thought, “This monster is kinder than he appears.

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