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An epic story about how a poor commoner without any direction in life finds a magic lamp with the help of his evil uncle, marries a princess, loses everything, and gets it all back. This story shares many likenesses and themes with other "wishing…

A tale about three pigs who all build houses to live in. One builds his of straw, another with sticks, and the third with bricks. A wolf is able to come along and blow down all but the last house, which was made with effort and foresight, unlike…

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From the story "Seven Wishes", from the storybook Among pixies and trolls, an anthology of childrens' stories by Alfred Smedburg.

Originally written by Madame de Villeneuve, Beauty and the Beast is a tale about a merchant who comes across misfortune when he takes a rose from a garden for his youngest daughter, and draws the ire of a monstrous beast. In penance, he must exchange…
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