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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: How Mrs. Fox Married Again

"There was once an old fox with nine tails, who wished to put his wife's affection to proof." This tale, [which I first thought was] separated into two sections, is not the most spectacular tale in the Grimm collection, but the rhyming sequences at least make parts of it fun to read. We begin with … Continue reading Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: How Mrs. Fox Married Again

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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Little Red Riding Hood

"There was once a sweet little maid, much beloved by everybody, but most of all by her grandmother, who never knew how to make enough of her. Once she sent her a little riding hood of red velvet, and as it was very becoming to her, and she never wore anything else, people called her … Continue reading Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Little Red Riding Hood

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Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Gossip Wolf and the Fox

"The she-wolf brought forth a young one, and invited the fox to be godfather. 'After all, he is a near relative of ours,' said she, 'he has a good understanding, and much talent; he can instruct my little son, and help him forward in the world.'" The next tale in a series of wolf stories, Gossip … Continue reading Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales: Gossip Wolf and the Fox