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1  Round went the wheel again to the old song, and the manikin once more spun the heap into gold.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In RUMPELSTILTSKIN
2  And round about the wheel went merrily; the work was quickly done, and the straw was all spun into gold.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In RUMPELSTILTSKIN
3  So the woodman at last said he would sell Tom to the strangers for a large piece of gold, and they paid the price.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In TOM THUMB
4  Then she went in to her mother and sister, and as she was so richly covered with gold, they gave her a warm welcome.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In MOTHER HOLLE
5  Then they came to another grove of trees, where all the leaves were of gold; and afterwards to a third, where the leaves were all glittering diamonds.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
6  The first day she was very obedient and industrious, and exerted herself to please Mother Holle, for she thought of the gold she should get in return.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In MOTHER HOLLE
7  The gate was opened, and as the girl passed through, a shower of gold fell upon her, and the gold clung to her, so that she was covered with it from head to foot.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In MOTHER HOLLE
8  Then the queen her mother, packed up a great many costly things; jewels, and gold, and silver; trinkets, fine dresses, and in short everything that became a royal bride.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
9  Mother Holle led her, as she had led her sister, to the broad gateway; but as she was passing through, instead of the shower of gold, a great bucketful of pitch came pouring over her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In MOTHER HOLLE
10  And when he went in he saw his wife sitting on a throne of gold and diamonds, with a golden crown upon her head; and on each side of her stood six fair maidens, each a head taller than the other.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
11  It was in vain that the poor maiden said that it was only a silly boast of her father, for that she could do no such thing as spin straw into gold: the chamber door was locked, and she was left alone.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In RUMPELSTILTSKIN
12  She was, moreover, very shrewd and clever; and the miller was so proud of her, that he one day told the king of the land, who used to come and hunt in the wood, that his daughter could spin gold out of straw.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In RUMPELSTILTSKIN
13  As the clock struck twelve he heard a rustling noise in the air, and a bird came flying that was of pure gold; and as it was snapping at one of the apples with its beak, the gardener's son jumped up and shot an arrow at it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
14  And one of the robbers saw that there was a gold ring still left on her finger, and as it was difficult to draw off, he took a hatchet and cut off her finger; but the finger sprang into the air and fell behind the great cask into my lap.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
15  Rapunzel had magnificent long hair, fine as spun gold, and when she heard the voice of the enchantress she unfastened her braided tresses, wound them round one of the hooks of the window above, and then the hair fell twenty ells down, and the enchantress climbed up by it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In RAPUNZEL
16  One of them now noticed a gold ring still remaining on the little finger of the murdered girl, and as he could not draw it off easily, he took a hatchet and cut off the finger; but the finger sprang into the air, and fell behind the cask into the lap of the girl who was hiding there.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
17  So he went home again; and as he came near he saw his wife Ilsabill sitting on a very lofty throne made of solid gold, with a great crown on her head full two yards high; and on each side of her stood her guards and attendants in a row, each one smaller than the other, from the tallest giant down to a little dwarf no bigger than my finger.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
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