2 ЧАСТЬ СКАЗКИ
«Hurry! Hurry, good horse!» she said, whipping her steed onwards towards the castle, afraid that she might arrive too late. She rushed up the stairs, calling, but there was no reply. Her heart in her mouth, Beauty ran into the garden and there crouched the Beast, its eyes shut, as though dead. Beauty threw herself at it and hugged it tightly.
«Don’t die! Don’t die! I’ll marry you . . .» At these words, a miracle took place. The Beast’s ugly snout turned magically into the face of a handsome young man.
«How I’ve been longing for this moment!» he said. «I was suffering in silence, and couldn’t tell my frightful secret. An evil witch turned me into a monster and only the love of a maiden willing to accept me as I was, could transform me back into my real self. My dearest! I’ll be so happy if you’ll marry me.»
The wedding took place shortly after and, from that day on, the young Prince would have nothing but roses in his gardens. And that’s why, to this day, the castle is known as the Castle of the Rose