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1  Then the fisherman went home, and found Ilsabill sitting on a throne that was two miles high.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
2  The carter was forced at last to leave his cart behind him, and to go home overflowing with rage and vexation.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE DOG AND THE SPARROW
3  'When everything is eaten up one has some peace,' said she to herself, and well filled and fat she did not return home till night.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP
4  It happened that, on the very day she was fifteen years old, the king and queen were not at home, and she was left alone in the palace.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In BRIAR ROSE
5  Then the fisherman went home; and as he came close to the palace he saw a troop of soldiers, and heard the sound of drums and trumpets.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
6  Then he did not stay to think about the matter, but paid what was asked, and his brothers were given up, and went on with him towards their home.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
7  They had wandered a long way; and when they looked to see which way they should go home, they found themselves at a loss to know what path to take.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In JORINDA AND JORINDEL
8  And the wife struck; but she missed her aim, and hit her husband on the head so that he fell down dead, and the sparrow flew quietly home to her nest.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE DOG AND THE SPARROW
9  However, at last it was agreed he should go, for he would not rest at home; and as he came to the wood, he met the fox, and heard the same good counsel.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
10  As soon as the young princess saw her ball, she ran to pick it up; and she was so overjoyed to have it in her hand again, that she never thought of the frog, but ran home with it as fast as she could.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FROG-PRINCE
11  When the fisherman went home to his wife in the pigsty, he told her how he had caught a great fish, and how it had told him it was an enchanted prince, and how, on hearing it speak, he had let it go again.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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12  Then she took a walk upon the roofs of the town, looked out for opportunities, and then stretched herself in the sun, and licked her lips whenever she thought of the pot of fat, and not until it was evening did she return home.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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13  So he said, 'Yes,' and forgot the fox's counsel, and sat down on the side of the river; and while he suspected nothing, they came behind, and threw him down the bank, and took the princess, the horse, and the bird, and went home to the king their master, and said.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
14  However, she was not dead, but had only fallen into a deep sleep; and the king and the queen, who had just come home, and all their court, fell asleep too; and the horses slept in the stables, and the dogs in the court, the pigeons on the house-top, and the very flies slept upon the walls.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In BRIAR ROSE
15  In the morning the soldier said nothing about what had happened, but determined to see more of this strange adventure, and went again the second and third night; and every thing happened just as before; the princesses danced each time till their shoes were worn to pieces, and then returned home.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
16  Then he touched all the other birds with the flower, so that they all took their old forms again; and he took Jorinda home, where they were married, and lived happily together many years: and so did a good many other lads, whose maidens had been forced to sing in the old fairy's cages by themselves, much longer than they liked.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In JORINDA AND JORINDEL
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
Get Context   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
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