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Samstag, 19. August 2017

Snowdrop and other Tales by The Brothers Grimm illustrated by Arthur Rackham, 2nd Part


THE BLUE LIGHT


THE GOOSEGIRL

'Alas! Dear Falada, there thou hangest'

 
'Blow, blow, little breeze, and Conrad's hat seize'




There stands an old tree, cut it down and you'll find something at the roots

So now there were seven people running behind Simpleton and his goose
And so they followed up hill and down dale after Simpleton and his goose




The King could no longer withheld his daughter


THE WATER OF LIFE

"Good  Dwarf, can you not tell me wherer my brothers are?"

CLEVER GRETEL

Then he ran after him, still holding the carving-knife and shouting 'only one, only one!'


THE KING OF THE GOLDEN MOUNTAIN

The  son made a circle, his father and he took their places within it and the little black manikin appeared




DOCTOR KNOW-ALL

Once upon a time a poor peasant named Crabb was taking a load of wood drawn by two oxen to the town for sale.



THE SEVEN RAVENS

The good little sister took a knife and cut off her own tiny finger, fitted it into the keyhole and succeeded in opening the lock


When she entered sch met a dwarf

But they said one after another: 'Halloa! Who's been eating from my plate?
Who's been drinking out of my cup?'

The ravens coming home


THE MARIAGE OF MRS REYNARD

'Does the gentleman wear red breeches and has he a pointed muzzle?'

THE SALAD


He tied them all together and drove them along till he came to a mill


THE YOUTH WHO COULD NOT SHUDDER

Crowds of black cats and dogs swarmed out of ervery corner



Then the Youth took the axe and split the anvil with one blow, catching the old man's beard in it at the same time


KING TRUSHBEARD

 
The beggar took her by the hand and led her away


 IRON HANS

 She immediately clutched at his cap to put it off; but he held it on with both hands

 


Mittwoch, 16. August 2017

Snowdrop and other Tales by The Brothers Grimm illustrated by Arthur Rackham, 1st part

 Snowdrop and Other Tales by The Broters Grimm illustrated by Arthur Rackham appeared in 1920.

 Frontispiece
The Dwarfs, when they came in the evening, found Snowdrop lying on
the ground 



 Mirror, Mirror on the wall,
Who is fairest of us all?

 In the evening the seven Dwarfs came back.


THE PINK
 The scullions brought live coals, which he had to eat till the flames poured out of his mouth.


BRIAR ROSE

The King could not contain himself for joy
 

 The thirteenth Fairy


But round the castle a hedge of briar roses began to grow up.

The young Prince said, ' I am not afraid ; I am determined to go and look upon the lovely Briar Rose '
 


THE JEW AMONG  THE THORNS
 The Jew was forced to spring up and begin to dance.


 Dancibg as hard he could.


ASHENPUTTEL
Ashenputtel goes to the ball. . . .
 


The Fishes, in their joy, stretched up their heads above the water, and promised to reward him


THE WOLF AND THE SEVEN KIDS
The Seven Kids and their mother capered and danced round the spring in their joy


 THE QUEEN BEE

The Ducks, which he had once saved, dived and brought up the key from the depths
 

 

THE TURNIP 
 So the rich Brother had to put his Brother's Turnip into a cart, and have it taken home.


CLEVER HANS

By the time he got home he had the rope in his hand, but there was nothing at the end of it.


THE THREE LANGUAGES
On the way he passed a swamp in which a number of frogs were croaking.


THE FOX AND THE CAT
The cat crept stealthily up to the topmost branch.


THE FOUR CLEVER BROTHERS
So the four Brothers took their sticks in their hands, bade their Father good-bye, and passed out of the town gate.
 
The King's only daughter had been carried off by a Dragon
 

They found the princess still on the rock, but the dragon was asleep with his head on her lap.


THE LADY AND THE LION
She went away accompanied by the Lions
 

THE FOX AND THE HORSE

Then the horse sprang up and dragged the lion away behind him.