Once I get ahold of the lamp, I will be all-powerful! All I have to do is find a boy who’s fool enough to go down into the earth and get it for me.

Once he’s given me the lamp, I’ll roll the stone back over the cave, and leave the kid in the trap.

The Magician of the Lamp in Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Blue Fairy Book. Illustration from Favorite Fairy Tales, edited by Logan Marshall, 1917.

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