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Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob Grimm Quotes

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“The wolf answered: If she wants another man, Just have her come downstairs. The cat ran upstairs to give her the news. She ran to the great room.”
Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob Grimm
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The Wedding of Mistress Fox
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“They were just about to celebrate the wedding when beneath the bench old Mr. Fox began to stir. He attacked the entire party with blows and drove them all out of the house, including Mrs. Fox.”
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“The cat said: She’s upstairs in her room. Mourning and grieving. Bemoaning her plight. Because old Mr. Fox is dead.”
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“Soon afterward there was another knock at the door. Another fox was there who wanted to court Mrs. Fox. He had two tails, but he did not fare any better than the first one.”
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“She opened it and there stood the wolf. He bowed gravely and said, Good day, Miss Kitty, so pert and pretty. What is it that you cook today?′ The cat answered, ‘Bread I bake and cake so fine. Would it please you, sir, to dine?”
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“Once upon a time there was an old fox with nine tails. He did not believe that his wife was faithful to him and wanted to put her to the test. He stretched himself out beneath the bench, did not move a limb, and pretended to be stone dead.”
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“One by one came other hopeful suitors. None, however, possessed the features required. Of each, the lady said, most firmly, ‘I won’t see him; he won’t do.”
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“Mistress Fox was regarded in the village as a ‘great beauty.’ Master Wolf was not the only gentleman to think of presenting himself as a suitable mate - but he was the first to do so.”
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“Mrs. Fox locked herself in her room, and her maid, Miss Cat, sat on the hearth and cooked. As soon as it became known that the old fox had died, suitors began to appear. The maid heard someone knocking at the front door. She opened it, and there stood a young fox, who said: What are you doing, Miss Cat? you asleep, or are you awake?”
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“I’m in retirement,′ she told the maid. No one could have looked more dignified. The maid remained below, prepared the meals, and gossiped with the villagers. The maid was not unhappy: she had never liked Old Mr. Fox.”

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