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20. THE GIRL WHO WAS PROMISED TO THE SUN

Once upon a time there was a queen who had no children. She went out every day, bend the knees to the sun to give her a son or a daughter and when he or she was twelve years old, the sun could take the child back. After lots of prayers to the sun, the…

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19. THE THREE OLD MAN’S ADVICES

Once upon a time there was a poor old woman who had a single son and she had always lived trying to save money. Time passed and the boy said to his mother: I’m leaving to work somewhere else so I could make money and I’ll come back three years later. Oh no son, I…

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18. THE BOY AND THE BEAUTY

Once upon a time there was a very rich man, who had a wife and a son. At the last moments of his life, his biggest last will for his son was ‘to never go in the land where the Beauty lived’. He grew up and became a good man, till the day he decided…

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17. THE ANGER BETWEEN SISTERS

Once upon a time there were two sisters. One of them was married to a poor man, and the other one was married to a rich man, but she was malevolent and despised her poor sister so much that she didn’t consider her a sister at all. But there came the time when they both…

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16. THE MAID AND THE PRINCE

 Once upon a time there was an old woman who had nine sons and a single daughter, which they called Maria. The boys had been away from home for many years and they lived in a place where nobody came by but the harpy. Maria was young and naive and she didn’t know anything about…

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15. PETRIT

Once upon a time there was a man whom God gave a prodigious son. He was so uncommon that three day after his birth he seemed like he was three years old, and twenty days later he seemed like he was twenty years old. After a little while, he became well-known all around the country….

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14. THE DONKEY, DOG, CAT AND ROOSTER

Once upon a time there was a peasant who had an old donkey that was so old that he couldn’t do anything. So he thought to slaughter the donkey and make a drum with his skin. But the donkey noticed his master’s attention one day, so at the first moment the master wasn’t at home,…

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13. THE HALF ROOSTER

Once upon a time, there was an old man and an old woman. And all they had in the world was a cat and a rooster. They were very poor and they were very hungry. And they got into a terrible row and they decided to part from each other forever, and share the things…

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12. THE HORSE, WOLF AND FOX

Once upon a time there was a horse which was fed up with people, because they beat and packed him heavily. So the horse made up his mind to escape and rescue himself. He said to himself: – Why should I stay here with these? So they can beat me? Can I endure this violence…

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11. THE BOBTAILED FOX

One day, a peasant was walking on the road, and after he packed the horse with food and other items, he was returning home. The fox saw him and stared at the fishes in the middle of the things. She plotted a plan and went to lay down in the street and act like she…