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1  I have much the best of the bargain.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
2  It was to choose out the youngest and the best of the king's three daughters.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE QUEEN BEE
3  And now the best food was cooked for poor Hansel, but Gretel got nothing but crab-shells.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
4  They were both very unhappy, but agreed to make the best of things and to remain with one another.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MOUSE, THE BIRD, AND THE SAUSAGE
5  He went to the best inn, ordered himself handsome clothes, and then bade the landlord furnish him a room as handsome as possible.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE BLUE LIGHT
6  And the dwarf married the youngest and the best of the princesses, and was king after her father's death; but his two brothers married the other two sisters.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE QUEEN BEE
7  The servant could now easily prove his innocence; and the king, to make amends for the wrong, allowed him to ask a favour, and promised him the best place in the court that he could wish for.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
8  Though he made the best of his bad luck, he did not like his quarters at all; and the worst of it was, that more and more hay was always coming down, and the space left for him became smaller and smaller.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In TOM THUMB
9  Little Marleen went upstairs and took her best silk handkerchief out of her bottom drawer, and in it she wrapped all the bones from under the table and carried them outside, and all the time she did nothing but weep.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE JUNIPER-TREE
10  Then the king put in a word, and said, 'Each of you is right; and as all cannot have the young lady, the best way is for neither of you to have her: for the truth is, there is somebody she likes a great deal better.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
11  The mother, however, loved the ugly and lazy one best, because she was her own daughter, and so the other, who was only her stepdaughter, was made to do all the work of the house, and was quite the Cinderella of the family.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In MOTHER HOLLE
12  However, I'm off now once for all: I like your cow now a great deal better than this smart beast that played me this trick, and has spoiled my best coat, you see, in this puddle; which, by the by, smells not very like a nosegay.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
13  So twelve fairies came, each with a high red cap on her head, and red shoes with high heels on her feet, and a long white wand in her hand: and after the feast was over they gathered round in a ring and gave all their best gifts to the little princess.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In BRIAR ROSE
14  Then the king made it known to all the land, that if any person could discover the secret, and find out where it was that the princesses danced in the night, he should have the one he liked best for his wife, and should be king after his death; but whoever tried and did not succeed, after three days and nights, should be put to death.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES