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1  So he rode away, and when he reached his father, the latter was dangerously ill, and near his death.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE HUNTSMEN
2  Your stepsister has long deserved death; tonight when she is asleep I will come and cut her head off.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND
3  Next day the soldier was tried, and though he had done nothing wicked, the judge condemned him to death.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE BLUE LIGHT
4  They delivered him up to justice, and he and all his murderous band were condemned to death for their wicked deeds.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
5  The innocent little peasant was unanimously sentenced to death, and was to be rolled into the water, in a barrel pierced full of holes.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
6  The wedding was celebrated, and after the king's death, Dummling inherited his kingdom and lived for a long time contentedly with his wife.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN GOOSE
7  You think yourself a promised bride, and that your marriage will soon take place, but it is with death that you will keep your marriage feast.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
8  And now the two sat down to the table together, but the miller's wife was frightened to death, and went to bed and took all the keys with her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE LITTLE PEASANT
9  And when he was sitting beside her and very happy, news came that his father lay sick unto death, and desired to see him once again before his end.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE HUNTSMEN
10  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
11  I am a king's son,' he said, 'and I was bewitched by that wicked dwarf, who had stolen my treasures; I have had to run about the forest as a savage bear until I was freed by his death.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In SNOW-WHITE AND ROSE-RED
12  Then he went to the king, and told him all his brothers' roguery; and they were seized and punished, and he had the princess given to him again; and after the king's death he was heir to his kingdom.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
13  In a forest of his country lived two giants, who caused great mischief with their robbing, murdering, ravaging, and burning, and no one could approach them without putting himself in danger of death.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
14  The youth sat down in the garden and considered how it might be possible to perform this task, but he could think of nothing, and there he sat sorrowfully awaiting the break of day, when he should be led to death.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
15  There was great astonishment over the wild man; the king, however, had him put in an iron cage in his courtyard, and forbade the door to be opened on pain of death, and the queen herself was to take the key into her keeping.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In IRON HANS
16  The old king was still very angry with his youngest son, and thought that he really meant to have taken away his life; so he called his court together, and asked what should be done, and all agreed that he ought to be put to death.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE WATER OF LIFE
17  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
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