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1  Then he bounded into the forest and looked about right and left.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
2  It was now three mornings since they had left their father's house.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
3  The king of a great land died, and left his queen to take care of their only child.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
4  He rode on with the princess, till at last he came to the village where he had left his two brothers.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
5  So she left the pan on the fire and took a large jug and went into the cellar and tapped the ale cask.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In FREDERICK AND CATHERINE
6  The man had not known one happy hour since he had left the children in the forest; the woman, however, was dead.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
7  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
ContextHighlight   In BRIAR ROSE
8  Thus Chanticleer was left alone with his dead Partlet; and having dug a grave for her, he laid her in it, and made a little hillock over her.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE ADVENTURES OF CHANTICLEER AND PARTLET
9  So she shook the tree, and the apples came falling down upon her like rain; but she continued shaking until there was not a single apple left upon it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In MOTHER HOLLE
10  There he was to sit and watch where they went to dance; and, in order that nothing might pass without his hearing it, the door of his chamber was left open.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
11  The coast once clear, our travellers soon sat down and dispatched what the robbers had left, with as much eagerness as if they had not expected to eat again for a month.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE TRAVELLING MUSICIANS
12  So he dressed himself as a poor man, and came secretly to the king's court, and was scarcely within the doors when the horse began to eat, and the bird to sing, and the princess left off weeping.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
13  As she looked very pretty, and too delicate for a waiting-maid, he went up into the royal chamber to ask the bride who it was she had brought with her, that was thus left standing in the court below.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
14  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
15  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
ContextHighlight   In TOM THUMB
16  Not long afterwards, there was once more great dearth throughout the land, and the children heard their mother saying at night to their father: 'Everything is eaten again, we have one half loaf left, and that is the end.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
ContextHighlight   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
17  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
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