• Literary Period: Victorian
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 6
  • Approx. Reading Time: 17 minutes
Short Fiction

The Happy Prince

HIGH above the city, on a tall column, stood the statue of the Happy Prince. He was gilded all over with thin leaves of fine gold, for eyes he had two bright sapphires, and a large red ruby glowed on his sword-hilt.He was very much admired indeed. "He is as beautiful as a weathercock," remarked one...
  • Literary Period: Victorian
  • Publication Date: 1888
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 6
  • Approx. Reading Time: 17 minutes