Message 219: Henny-penny

ONE day Henny-penny was picking up corn in the cornyard when—whack!—something hit her upon the head. “Goodness gracious me!” said Henny-penny; “the sky’s a-going to fall’ I must go and tell the king.”

— Joseph Jacobs, “Henny-Penny,” English Fairy Tales (New York: A.L. Burt, 1895), pgs. 132-136.

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