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1  So on they went, and came to a lake where many many ducks were swimming about.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE QUEEN BEE
2  The duck came to them, and Hansel seated himself on its back, and told his sister to sit by him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
3  But the duck swam quickly to her, seized her head in its beak and drew her into the water, and there the old witch had to drown.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In FUNDEVOGEL
4  Soon after came up a millstone, an egg, a duck, and a pin; and Chanticleer gave them all leave to get into the carriage and go with them.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
5  However, the duck, who slept in the open air in the yard, heard them coming, and jumping into the brook which ran close by the inn, soon swam out of their reach.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
6  And as the dwarf came to the brink of it, he saw the two ducks whose lives he had saved swimming about; and they dived down and soon brought in the key from the bottom.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE QUEEN BEE
7  The girl, however, when she saw the old woman striding towards her, changed, with her magic wand, her sweetheart Roland into a lake, and herself into a duck swimming in the middle of it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND
8  Now some ducks were sitting together quietly by a brook and taking their rest; and, whilst they were making their feathers smooth with their bills, they were having a confidential conversation together.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE WHITE SNAKE
9  The good little duck did so, and when they were once safely across and had walked for a short time, the forest seemed to be more and more familiar to them, and at length they saw from afar their father's house.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
10  The witch placed herself on the shore, threw breadcrumbs in, and went to endless trouble to entice the duck; but the duck did not let herself be enticed, and the old woman had to go home at night as she had come.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In SWEETHEART ROLAND
11  But Chanticleer was no coward, and returned the duck's blows with his sharp spurs so fiercely that she soon began to cry out for mercy; which was only granted her upon condition that she would draw the carriage home for them.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
12  When Mr Korbes came home, he went to the fireplace to make a fire; but the cat threw all the ashes in his eyes: so he ran to the kitchen to wash himself; but there the duck splashed all the water in his face; and when he tried to wipe himself, the egg broke to pieces in the towel all over his face and eyes.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
13  When they arrived at Mr Korbes's house, he was not at home; so the mice drew the carriage into the coach-house, Chanticleer and Partlet flew upon a beam, the cat sat down in the fireplace, the duck got into the washing cistern, the pin stuck himself into the bed pillow, the millstone laid himself over the house door, and the egg rolled himself up in the towel.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET