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Image from page 189 of "Household stories from the collection of the bros. Grimm" (1914)

Identifier: householdstories00grim2

Title: Household stories from the collection of the bros. Grimm

Year: 1914 (1910s)

Authors: Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863 Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859 Crane, Lucy, 1842-1882 Crane, Walter, 1845-1915

Subjects: Fairy tales

Publisher: London : Macmillan

Contributing Library: New York Public Library

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in the wolfs inside. Then the father called out full of joy, Thank heaven that we have found our dear child ! andtold his wife to keep the scythe out of the way, lest TomThumb should be hurt with it. Then he drew near and struckthe wolf such a blow on the head that he fell down dead ; andthen he fetched a knife and a pair of scissors, slit up the wolfsbody, and let out the little fellow. Oh, what anxiety we have felt about you ! said thefather. Yes, father, I have seen a good deal of the world, and Iam very glad to breathe fresh air again. 166 GRIMMS FAIRY TALES. And where have you been all this time ? asked hisfather. Oh, I have been in a mouse-hole and a snails shell, ina cows stomach and a wolfs inside : now, I think, I willstay at home. And we will not part with you for all the kingdoms ofthe world, cried the parents, as they kissed and hugged theirdear little Tom Thumb. And they gave him something to eatand drink, and a new suit of clothes, as his old ones weresoiled with travel.

 

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Taken circa 1914