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The Nail – Folktales

The Nail Brothers Grimm       A merchant had done good business at the fair. He had sold his wares, and lined his money-bags with gold and silver. Then he wanted to travel homewards, and be in his own …
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The Grave-Mound – Folktales

The Grave-Mound Brothers Grimm       A rich farmer was one day standing in his yard inspecting his fields and gardens. The corn was growing up vigorously and the fruit-trees were heavily laden with fruit. The grain of the …
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The Golden Key – Folktales

The Golden Key Brothers Grimm       In the winter time, when deep snow lay on the ground, a poor boy was forced to go out on a sledge to fetch wood. When he had gathered it together, and …
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The Sole – Folktales

The Sole Brothers Grimm       The fishes had for a long time been discontented because no order prevailed in their kingdom. None of them turned aside for the others, but all swam to the right or the left …
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