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1  The king, her father, seeing that something had frightened her, asked her what was the matter.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FROG-PRINCE
2  Then they went to bed: but Dame Ilsabill could not sleep all night for thinking what she should be next.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE
3  Hans told him what had happened, how he was dry, and wanted to milk his cow, but found the cow was dry too.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
4  'Nothing ever seems so good as what one keeps to oneself,' said she, and was quite satisfied with her day's work.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP
5  Then the fox said, 'Do not shoot me, for I will give you good counsel; I know what your business is, and that you want to find the golden bird.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
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  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
Get Context   In THE TRAVELLING MUSICIANS
9  The carter was mad with fury; and without looking about him, or caring what he was about, struck again at the sparrow; but killed his third horse as he done the other two.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE DOG AND THE SPARROW
10  The carter seeing that he had thus lost all that he had, went down into his kitchen; and was still not sorry for what he had done, but sat himself angrily and sulkily in the chimney corner.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE DOG AND THE SPARROW
11  The countryman stopped to ask what was o'clock; this led to further chat; and Hans told him all his luck, how he had so many good bargains, and how all the world went gay and smiling with him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANS IN LUCK
12  So he set out once more on his journey, sighing, and in great despair, when on a sudden his friend the fox met him, and said, 'You see now what has happened on account of your not listening to my counsel.'
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOLDEN BIRD
13  Then the king called for the princesses, and asked them whether what the soldier said was true: and when they saw that they were discovered, and that it was of no use to deny what had happened, they confessed it all.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
14  As soon as the time came when he was to declare the secret, he was taken before the king with the three branches and the golden cup; and the twelve princesses stood listening behind the door to hear what he would say.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TWELVE DANCING PRINCESSES
15  But Sultan had told his master what the wolf meant to do; so he laid wait for him behind the barn door, and when the wolf was busy looking out for a good fat sheep, he had a stout cudgel laid about his back, that combed his locks for him finely.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In OLD SULTAN
16  But about midnight, when the robbers saw from afar that the lights were out and that all seemed quiet, they began to think that they had been in too great a hurry to run away; and one of them, who was bolder than the rest, went to see what was going on.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE TRAVELLING MUSICIANS
17  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
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