Indian fairy tales by Maive Stokes

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The " Fool and the Birch Tree (Afanasief, vol. , woman ; his Russian counterpart kills 22). Sachiili kills a a man. The corpse man in a that of the relatives, of the cellar. knowing that he woman is hidden away in a well, In each case the fool's sensible will be sure to tell the truth if xxix Introduction. he asked, withdraw the body during his absence, and it that of an animal killed for the purpose. " well. Being let down into " " Of she got eyes ? course, every one " the reply. " "Yes, she Has But at last he inquires if she and the seekers after the dead woman find in the well is that of a sheep.

RANI 208 XXVIII. THE CLEVER WIFE 216 XXIX. RAJA HARICHAND'S PUNISHMENT XXX. THE .... KING'S SON AND THE WAZIR'S DAUGHTER . NOTES GLOSSARY LIST OF BOOKS REFERRED TO INDEX 224 234 237 .... 295 297 299 INDIAN FAIRY TALES. i. PHtJLMATI RANt were once a Raja and a Rani who had an only daughter called the Phulmati Rani, or the She was so beautiful that if Pink-rose Queen. )HERE she went into a very dark room it was all lighted up by her On her head was the sun ; on her hands, moons ; beauty. and her face was covered with stars.

Then the flowers disappeared and two The Rdni looked out of large fruits came in their stead. her window " Oh, what delicious fruits I'll eat them all I won't give a bit to anybody, and I'll eat them myself. " She went down to the garden, but they flew high up into the sky, and then they came ! : down again. So this went on, day after day, until she got so cross she ordered the tree to be cut down. But it was of no use. The tree was cut down, but the fruits flew high up into the sky, and in the night the tree grew up again and the fruits came back again to it.

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