A Rare King—Un re raru
Now they all came out of the house, the old man who was acting as the maiden’s father and the lady acting as her mother, and they joined the king and queen and the prince. But the minute they got into the carriage, the father and mother disappeared, leaving only the young couple and the king and queen. At that moment they all realized that the girl’s parents were really St. Joseph and the Virgin Mary, who had taken her under their protection because of her virtuous life. And then the prince and the young maiden were wed.