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1  They lay sleeping under a tree, and snored so that the branches waved up and down.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
2  A certain king had a beautiful garden, and in the garden stood a tree which bore golden apples.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
3  The little tailor, not idle, gathered two pocketsful of stones, and with these climbed up the tree.
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Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
4  The king became very angry at this, and ordered the gardener to keep watch all night under the tree.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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5  And the one, which he had found on a tree was called Fundevogel, because a bird had carried it away.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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6  The soldier wished to take away some token of the place; so he broke off a little branch, and there came a loud noise from the tree.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
7  The giant made the attempt but he could not get over the tree, and remained hanging in the branches, so that in this also the tailor kept the upper hand.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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8  But the little tailor was much too weak to hold the tree, and when the giant let it go, it sprang back again, and the tailor was tossed into the air with it.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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9  'Softly, softly; it can't be done as quickly as that,' said he, and stood still and waited until the animal was quite close, and then sprang nimbly behind the tree.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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10  The gnat, who was the most crafty, flew into the forest where the enemy was assembled, and hid herself beneath a leaf of the tree where the password was to be announced.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE WILLOW-WREN AND THE BEAR
11  The unicorn ran against the tree with all its strength, and stuck its horn so fast in the trunk that it had not the strength enough to draw it out again, and thus it was caught.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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12  They went on together, and as they passed a cherry-tree, the giant laid hold of the top of the tree where the ripest fruit was hanging, bent it down, gave it into the tailor's hand, and bade him eat.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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13  Then the third son offered to keep watch; but the gardener at first would not let him, for fear some harm should come to him: however, at last he consented, and the young man laid himself under the tree to watch.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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14  'Now, I have got the bird,' said the tailor, and came out from behind the tree and put the rope round its neck, and then with his axe he hewed the horn out of the tree, and when all was ready he led the beast away and took it to the king.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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15  He followed the sound, and at last came to a high tree, and at the top of this a little child was sitting, for the mother had fallen asleep under the tree with the child, and a bird of prey had seen it in her arms, had flown down, snatched it away, and set it on the high tree.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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16  The ass and the dog laid themselves down under a great tree, and the cat climbed up into the branches; while the cock, thinking that the higher he sat the safer he should be, flew up to the very top of the tree, and then, according to his custom, before he went to sleep, looked out on all sides of him to see that everything was well.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TRAVELLING MUSICIANS
17  The giant took the trunk on his shoulder, but the tailor seated himself on a branch, and the giant, who could not look round, had to carry away the whole tree, and the little tailor into the bargain: he behind, was quite merry and happy, and whistled the song: 'Three tailors rode forth from the gate,' as if carrying the tree were child's play.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE VALIANT LITTLE TAILOR
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