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    Tale : Magic Brush

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    English exercise "Tale : Magic Brush" created by lili73 with The test builder. [More lessons & exercises from lili73]
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     Once upon a time there was a young man named Cleland who lived 

     at the edge of the   . He was a   by trade, but what

     he loved best was painting. He painted pictures of    , gorgeous  

     and majestic   . .

     He often wished he had better    to make better pictures.

     One day, as he was lying in bed, a    suddenly appeared. She said: 'You are a good boy, Cleland.

     I have brought a brush and paints for you. With them you will be able to make real pictures.'

     The next morning, Cleland painted the picture of a   . When it was done it jumped up

     off the paper and flew to the top of a . .

     'Oh, I have a magic brush!' said Cleland. 'Indeed, everything I paint becomes real.'

     When the King heard about the magic brush he asked his soldiers to bring Cleland to him.

     'Cleland', he said, 'You will paint a big   for me'. 'I also want you to paint

     beautiful    and pieces of   .

     As Cleland tried to refuse the King added: 'You will have no food or water until you have finished these pictures.'

     Then he put the young man in a little room at the top of a tower and locked the   .

     When the King came to the room the next day, the room was empty. Can you guess how Cleland managed to escape?

     He had painted a  and climbed out of the window.

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