There was once an old Queen who had a very beautiful daughter. The time came when the maiden was to go into a distant country to be married. The old Queen packed up everything suitable to a royal outfit. She also sent a Waiting-woman with ... Read more of THE GOOSE-GIRL at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational
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THE QUEEN'S JOURNEY.





(The Guarded Chessboard)
Place the queen on her own square, as shown in the illustration, and
then try to discover the greatest distance that she can travel over the
board in five queen's moves without passing over any square a second
time. Mark the queen's path on the board, and note carefully also that
she must never cross her own track. It seems simple enough, but the
reader may find that he has tripped.


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