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100 Jacob Grimm Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Jacob Grimm Sayings: The true poet, is like a man who's happy anywhere, in endless measure, if he's The true poet, is like a man who's happy anywhere, in endless measure, if he's allowed to look at leaves and grass, to see the sun rise and set.
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: How They Went to the Mountains to Eat Nuts How They Went to the Mountains to Eat Nuts
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: He who is too well off is always longing for something new. He who is too well off is always longing for something new.
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: Hansel took his little sister by the hand, and followed the pebbles which shone like Hansel took his little sister by the hand, and followed the pebbles which shone like newly-coined silver pieces, and showed them the way.
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: One eye, for which she was continually reproached, One eye, for which she was continually reproached,
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: But I feel very sorry for the poor children, all the same," said the man. But I feel very sorry for the poor children, all the same," said the man. The two children had also not been able to sleep for hunger, and had heard what their step-mother had said to their father. Grethel wept bitter tears, and said to Hansel, "Now all is over with us." "Be quiet, Grethel," said
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: Come, take these two wicked girls, they are tender morsels for you, fat as young Come, take these two wicked girls, they are tender morsels for you, fat as young quails; for mercy's sake eat them!' The
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: And as she leaned down to drink, the lock of hair fell from her bosom, And as she leaned down to drink, the lock of hair fell from her bosom, and floated away with the water. Now she was so frightened that she did not see it; but her maid saw it, and was very glad, for she knew the charm; and she saw that the poor bride would be in her power, now that she had lost the hair. So when the bride had done drinking, and would have got upon Falada again, the maid said, 'I shall ride upon Falada, and you may have my horse instead'; so she was forced to give up her horse, and soon afterwards to take off her royal clothes and put on her maid's shabby ones.
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: And tell him I want power over the sun And tell him I want power over the sun
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: Jacob wrote that the true poet 'is like a man who is happy anywhere, in Jacob wrote that the true poet 'is like a man who is happy anywhere, in endless measure, if he is allowed to look at leaves and grass, to see the sun rise and set. The false poet travels abroad in strange countries and hopes to be uplifted by the mountains of Switzerland, the sky and sea of Italy. He comes to them and is dissatisfied. He is not as happy as the man who stays at home and sees the apple trees flower in spring, and hears the small birds singing among the branches
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: But we're never content with living well if we think we can live better. But we're never content with living well if we think we can live better.
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: Skin white as snow, lips red as blood, and hair black as ebony. Skin white as snow, lips red as blood, and hair black as ebony.
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: My mother, she killed me,My father, he ate me,My sister Marlene,Gathered all my bones,Tied them My mother, she killed me,
My father, he ate me,
My sister Marlene,
Gathered all my bones,
Tied them in a silken scarf,
Laid them beneath the juniper tree,
Tweet, tweet, what a beautiful bird am I.
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Jacob Grimm Sayings: Then he sat down by the grave, and wept and mourned, till at last he Then he sat down by the grave, and wept and mourned, till at last he died too; and so all were dead.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: better?' 'Don't be impatient,' said Snow-white, 'I will help you,' and she pulled her scissors better?' 'Don't be impatient,' said Snow-white, 'I will help you,' and she pulled her scissors out of her pocket, and cut off the end of the beard. As soon as the dwarf felt himself free he laid hold of a bag which lay amongst the roots of the tree, and which was full of gold, and lifted it up, grumbling
Jacob Grimm Sayings: his head to be cut off his head to be cut off
Jacob Grimm Sayings: He dug and ploughed over his piece of land, and then sowed some turnip seed. He dug and ploughed over his piece of land, and then sowed some turnip seed. Soon the seed began to show itself above ground, and there grew on turnip immensely large and thick, which seemed as if it would never have done growing, but was a princess among turnips; and as there had never before been seen such a turnip, so also there has never been such another since.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: A long time ago there lived a king who was famed for his wisdom through A long time ago there lived a king who was famed for his wisdom through all the land. Nothing was hidden from him, and it seemed as if news of the most secret things was brought to him through the air. But he had a strange custom; every day after dinner, when the table was cleared, and no one else was present, a trusty servant had to bring him one more dish. It was covered, however, and even the servant did not know what was in it, neither did anyone know, for the king never took off the cover to eat of it until he was quite alone.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: When people are too well off they always begin to long for something new. When people are too well off they always begin to long for something new.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: window, and every year bore the most beautiful roses, white and red. window, and every year bore the most beautiful roses, white and red.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Once upon a time... Once upon a time...
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Lie down there in the shade and sleep, and I will soon build the castle Lie down there in the shade and sleep, and I will soon build the castle for you. If it would be a pleasure to you, you can live in it yourself.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Hither, thither, through the sky, turtle-doves and linnets, fly! Blackbird, thrush, and chaffinch gay, hither, Hither, thither, through the sky, turtle-doves and linnets, fly! Blackbird, thrush, and chaffinch gay, hither, thither, haste away! One and all, come, help me quick! haste ye, haste ye--pick, pick, pick!
Jacob Grimm Sayings: When you come to the king, and he asks for the beautiful princess, you must When you come to the king, and he asks for the beautiful princess, you must say, "Here she is!" Then he will be very joyful; and you will mount the golden horse that they are to give you, and put out your hand to take leave of them; but shake hands with the princess last. Then lift her quickly on to the horse behind you; clap your spurs to his side, and gallop away as fast as you can.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Wait, I will come with you.' Then they recognized his voice and waited, and when Wait, I will come with you.' Then they recognized his voice and waited, and when he came up to them suddenly his bearskin fell off, and he stood there a handsome man, clothed all
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Open the door, my princess dear, Open the door to thy true love here! And Open the door, my princess dear, Open the door to thy true love here! And mind the words that thou and I said By the fountain cool, in the greenwood shade.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: You are mine, and I am yours, and no one in the world can alter You are mine, and I am yours, and no one in the world can alter that.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Evil is also not anything small or close to home, and not the worst; otherwise Evil is also not anything small or close to home, and not the worst; otherwise one could grow accustomed to it.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Hans went into the stable, cut out all the calves' and sheep's eyes, and threw Hans went into the stable, cut out all the calves' and sheep's eyes, and threw them in Gretel's face. Then Gretel became angry, tore herself loose and ran away, and was no longer the bride of Hans.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: You shall tie the marriage knot with the ropemaker's daughter and the cawing of the You shall tie the marriage knot with the ropemaker's daughter and the cawing of the crows will be your wedding song.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: THE DOG AND THE SPARROW THE DOG AND THE SPARROW
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Will you hold you tongue!' screamed the cat. 'Another word, and I devour you too!' Will you hold you tongue!' screamed the cat. 'Another word, and I devour you too!' And the poor little mouse, having "All-gone" on her tongue, out it came, and the cat leaped upon her and made an end of her. And that is the way of the world.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: He who says A must say B too; and he who consents the first time He who says A must say B too; and he who consents the first time must also the second.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: At twelve o'clock at night the princess goes to the bathing-house: go up to her At twelve o'clock at night the princess goes to the bathing-house: go up to her and give her a kiss, and she will let you lead her away; but take care you do not suffer her to go and take leave of her father and mother.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Only preserve the love of God in thy heart, and all will go well with Only preserve the love of God in thy heart, and all will go well with thee.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: I know everything,' said the boy, 'and what I don't know, I can find out. I know everything,' said the boy, 'and what I don't know, I can find out.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Grimm: Cat and Mouse (#1.18) (2012)Edgar Waltz: You may think I'm a monster, but what Grimm: Cat and Mouse (#1.18) (2012)
Edgar Waltz: You may think I'm a monster, but what I am is necessary. No society would survive without order. Free thought is not free. There's no such thing as revolution. The oppressed always become the oppressors and the cycle repeats itself over and over. The only way to win is to stay out of the cycle. You don't understand a word that I've been saying.
Rosalee Calvert: I'm sorry. I wasn't listening.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: And when the baker had plastered his feet, he ran to the miller. 'Miller,' he And when the baker had plastered his feet, he ran to the miller. 'Miller,' he said, 'strew me some white meal over my paws.' But the miller refused, thinking the wolf must be meaning to harm someone. 'If you don't do it,' cried the wolf, 'I'll eat you up!' And the miller was afraid and did as he was told. And that just shows what men are.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Dear child, I am about to make a long journey, so take into thy keeping Dear child, I am about to make a long journey, so take into thy keeping the keys of the thirteen doors of heaven. Twelve of these thou mayest open, and behold the glory which is within them, but the thirteenth, to which this little key belongs, is forbidden thee. Beware of opening it, or thou wilt bring misery on thyself.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The ring-dove sang from the willow spray, Well-a-day! Well-a-day! He mourn'd for the fate of The ring-dove sang from the willow spray, Well-a-day! Well-a-day! He mourn'd for the fate of his darling mate, Well-a-day!
Jacob Grimm Sayings: A good friend doesn't let you do stupid things ... alone. A good friend doesn't let you do stupid things ... alone.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Before the castle gate all was as the fox had said: so the son went Before the castle gate all was as the fox had said: so the son went in and found the chamber where the golden bird hung in a wooden cage, and below
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Then she was terribly angry, and took him up and threw him with all her Then she was terribly angry, and took him up and threw him with all her might against the wall. "Now, thou wilt be quiet, odious frog," said she.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: This is why whoever is not afraid of the devil can tear out his hair This is why whoever is not afraid of the devil can tear out his hair and win the entire world.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Sweep me the room as clean as you can, Up with the window, fling out Sweep me the room as clean as you can, Up with the window, fling out my old man!
Jacob Grimm Sayings: In Lower Pomerania is the Diamond Mountain, which is two miles and a half high, In Lower Pomerania is the Diamond Mountain, which is two miles and a half high, two miles and a half wide, and two miles and a half in depth; every hundred years a little bird comes and sharpens its beak on it, and when the whole mountain is worn away by this, then the first second of eternity will be over.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: I shall eat anyone who tries to steal my singing, springing lark! I shall eat anyone who tries to steal my singing, springing lark!
Jacob Grimm Sayings: don't trust somebody who can't trust you don't trust somebody who can't trust you
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Jorinda and Jorindel Jorinda and Jorindel
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Sing, and princess left off weeping. Then he went Sing, and princess left off weeping. Then he went
Jacob Grimm Sayings: No care and no sorrow, No care and no sorrow,
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Husband down the steps so that he broke his leg. Take the good-for-nothing Husband down the steps so that he broke his leg. Take the good-for-nothing
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Love is like death, it must come to us all, but to each his own Love is like death, it must come to us all, but to each his own unique way and time, sometimes it will be avoided, but never can it be cheated, and never will it be forgotten.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Grimm: The Thing with Feathers (#1.16) (2012)Monroe: Molly, my girlfriend from high school, left me Grimm: The Thing with Feathers (#1.16) (2012)
Monroe: Molly, my girlfriend from high school, left me for a klaustreich, so I might be a wee bit riled up about them. He told her he loved her. He got her pregnant. She ended up delivering his litter at prom. Her parents were not thrilled.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: He who helped thee when thou wert in trouble ought not afterwards to be despised He who helped thee when thou wert in trouble ought not afterwards to be despised by thee.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: gate, the guards, who gate, the guards, who
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Time passed on; and as the eldest son did not come back, and no tidings Time passed on; and as the eldest son did not come back, and no tidings were heard of him, the second son set out, and the same thing happened to him. He met the fox, who gave him the good advice: but when he came to the two inns, his eldest brother was standing at the window where the merrymaking was, and called to him to come in; and he could not withstand the temptation, but went in, and forgot the golden bird and his country in the same manner.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: One day the grandmother presented the little girl with a red velvet riding hood; and One day the grandmother presented the little girl with a red velvet riding hood; and as it fitted her very well, she would never wear anything else; and so she was called Little Red Riding Hood.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: THE OLD MAN AND HIS GRANDSON THE OLD MAN AND HIS GRANDSON
Jacob Grimm Sayings: How often when we are comfortable, we begin to long for something new! How often when we are comfortable, we begin to long for something new!
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Fox, you are the most cunning of all animals, you shall be general and lead Fox, you are the most cunning of all animals, you shall be general and lead us.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The tailor put on the girdle, and resolved to go forth into the world, because The tailor put on the girdle, and resolved to go forth into the world, because he thought his workshop was too small for his valor.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: In the meantime, when he went on his way back, the seed had grown into In the meantime, when he went on his way back, the seed had grown into a tree which reached up to the sky. Then thought the peasant, 'As thou hast the chance, thou must just see what the angels are doing up there above, and for once have them before thine eyes.' So he climbed up, and saw that the angels above were threshing oats, and he looked on.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Once upon a time in the middle of winter, when the flakes of snow were Once upon a time in the middle of winter, when the flakes of snow were falling like feathers from the sky, a queen sat at a window sewing, and the frame of the window
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Would not feel me between your teeth. Come, take these two wicked girls, they are Would not feel me between your teeth. Come, take these two wicked girls, they are tender morsels for you, fat as young quails; for mercy's sake eat them!' The bear took no heed of his words, but gave the wicked creature a single blow with his paw, and he did not move again. The girls had run away,
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The sister continued her journey, and she went so far, so very far, until she The sister continued her journey, and she went so far, so very far, until she came to the end of the world and went to the sun, which was, however, much too hot and ate small children. So after that she went to the moon, which was, however, much too cold and also mean, and when it saw her, it said, "I smell, I smell human flesh!
Jacob Grimm Sayings: My love for her is so great, that if all the leaves on all the My love for her is so great, that if all the leaves on all the trees were tongues, they could not declare it.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Some men are born to good luck: all they do or try to do comes Some men are born to good luck: all they do or try to do comes right - all that falls to them is so much gain - all their geese are swans - all their cards are trumps - toss them which way you will, they will always, like poor puss, alight upon their legs, and only move on so much the faster. The world may very likely not always think of them as they think of themselves, but what care they for the world? what can it know about the matter?
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Take me as godfather." The man asked, "Who art thou?" "I am Death, and I Take me as godfather." The man asked, "Who art thou?" "I am Death, and I make all equal." Then said the man, "Thou art the right one, thou takest the rich as well as the poor, without distinction; thou shalt be godfather." Death answered, "I will make thy child rich and famous, for he who has me for a friend can lack nothing.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: stood still and stared at them. 'Why do you stand gaping there?' cried the dwarf, stood still and stared at them. 'Why do you stand gaping there?' cried the dwarf, and his ashen-grey face became copper-red with rage. He was still cursing when a loud growling
Jacob Grimm Sayings: cudgel! That's worth thy trouble, cudgel! That's worth thy trouble,
Jacob Grimm Sayings: She'll sting you one day, Oh, ever so gently, so you hardly ever feel it. She'll sting you one day, Oh, ever so gently, so you hardly ever feel it. 'til you fall dead.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The fat off. Then she took a walk upon the roofs of the town, looked The fat off. Then she took a walk upon the roofs of the town, looked out
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Chemistry is a gibberish of Latin and German; but in Leibig's hands it becomes a Chemistry is a gibberish of Latin and German; but in Leibig's hands it becomes a powerful language.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: "Turn and peep, turn and peep, There's blood within the shoe The shoe it is "Turn and peep, turn and peep, There's blood within the shoe The shoe it is too small for her, The true bride waits for you.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: They walked the whole night and all the next day too from morning till evening, They walked the whole night and all the next day too from morning till evening, but they did not get out of the forest, and were very hungry, for they had nothing to eat but two or three berries, which grew on the ground.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: They were indeed great rascals, and belonged to that class of people who find things They were indeed great rascals, and belonged to that class of people who find things before they are lost.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The Lord God had created all animals, and had chosen out the wolf to be The Lord God had created all animals, and had chosen out the wolf to be his dog.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Turn back, turn back,thou pretty bride,Within this house thou must not abide.For here do evil Turn back, turn back,thou pretty bride,
Within this house thou must not abide.
For here do evil things betide.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: In the olden days, when wishing still worked, there lived a king whose daughters were In the olden days, when wishing still worked, there lived a king whose daughters were all beautiful, but the youngest daughter was so lovely that even the sun ... was struck with wonder.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: And then her envious heart was glad, and as happy as such a heart could And then her envious heart was glad, and as happy as such a heart could be.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: the soles off your shoes!' Then he took out a sack of pearls which lay the soles off your shoes!' Then he took out a sack of pearls which lay in the rushes, and without another word he dragged it away and disappeared behind a stone. It happened that soon afterwards the mother sent the two children to the town to buy needles and thread, and laces
Jacob Grimm Sayings: and when you are asked whence you come, you must say, from hell, and when and when you are asked whence you come, you must say, from hell, and when you are asked who you are, you are to say, the devil's sooty brother, and my king as well." The
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The King said, "The third question is, how many seconds of time are there in The King said, "The third question is, how many seconds of time are there in eternity." Then said the shepherd boy, "In Lower Pomerania is the Diamond Mountain, which is two miles and a half high, two miles and a half wide, and two miles and a half in depth; every hundred years a little bird comes and sharpens its beak on it, and when the whole mountain is worn away by this, then the first second of eternity will be over." The
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Once a man and his wife were sitting by the entrance to their house. They Once a man and his wife were sitting by the entrance to their house. They had a roasted chicken in front of them and were about to eat it when the man saw his father coming toward them. So the man quickly grab the chicken and hid it because he didn't want to give him any. The old man came, had a drink, and went away. As the son reached to put the roasted chicken back on the table, he found that it had turned into a large toad, which then spring onto his face, sat right on it, and wouldn't leave him. If anyone tried to take it off, the toad would look at the person viciously as if it wanted to spring right into his face, too. So nobody dared touch it. And the ungrateful son had to feed the toad every day, otherwise, it would have eaten away part of his face. Thus the son wandered aimlessly all over the world.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The frog answered, I do not care for thy clothes, thy pearls and jewels, or The frog answered, I do not care for thy clothes, thy pearls and jewels, or thy golden crown, but if thou wilt love me and let me be thy companion and play-fellow, and sit by thee at thy little table, and eat off thy little golden plate, and drink out of thy little cup, and sleep in thy little bed - if thou wilt promise me this I will go down below, and bring thee thy golden ball up again.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: You are mine, and I am thine, and no power on earth shall make it You are mine, and I am thine, and no power on earth shall make it otherwise.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Grimm: BeeWare (#1.3) (2011)Nick Burkhardt: I don't need you for what you know, I need Grimm: BeeWare (#1.3) (2011)
Nick Burkhardt: I don't need you for what you know, I need your nose.
Monroe: Oh, I get it. So little Timmy's stuck in a well, you need Lassie to come find him. You really know how to butter a guy up for a favor.
Nick Burkhardt: I've got a '77 Bordeaux in my truck
Monroe: I can maybe catch a scent.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Ah," cried she in her alarm, "I am betrayed! I am carried away and have Ah," cried she in her alarm, "I am betrayed! I am carried away and have fallen into the power of a merchant - I would die rather!" The King, however, seized her hand, and said, "I am not a merchant. I am a king, and of no meaner origin than thou art, and if I have carried thee away with subtlety, that has come to pass because of my exceeding great love for thee. The first time that I looked on thy portrait, I fell fainting to the ground." When the princess of the Golden Dwelling heard that, she was comforted, and her heart was inclined unto him, so that she willingly consented to be his wife.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Alas, wife, what are you saying?''Husband,' said she. 'If I can't order the moon and Alas, wife, what are you saying?'
'Husband,' said she. 'If I can't order the moon and sun to rise, and have to look on and see the sun and moon rising, I can't bear it. I shall not know what it is to have another happy hour, unless I can make them rise myself.'
Then she looked at him so terribly that a shudder ran over him, and said, 'Go at once; I wish to be like unto God.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Then up he got with a light heart, free from all his troubles, and walked Then up he got with a light heart, free from all his troubles, and walked on till he reached his mother's house, and told her how very easy the road to good luck was.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Wonder. At last one took the other aside, and said, 'That little urchin Wonder. At last one took the other aside, and said, 'That little urchin
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Do not shoot me, for I will give you good counsel; I know what your Do not shoot me, for I will give you good counsel; I know what your business is, and that you want to find the golden bird.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: To-day I bake, to-morrow brew, The next I'll have the young Queen's child. Ha! glad To-day I bake, to-morrow brew, The next I'll have the young Queen's child. Ha! glad am I that no one knew That Rumpelstiltskin I am styled.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: and then everyone was dead. and then everyone was dead.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: Lina said to Fundevogel: 'Never leave me, and I will never leave you.' Fundevogel said: Lina said to Fundevogel: 'Never leave me, and I will never leave you.' Fundevogel said: 'Neither now, nor ever.' Then said Lina: 'Do you become a rose-tree, and I the rose upon it.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: A merchant, who had three daughters, was once setting out upon a journey; but before A merchant, who had three daughters, was once setting out upon a journey; but before he went he asked each daughter what gift he should bring back for her. The eldest wished for pearls; the second for jewels; but the third, who was called Lily, said, 'Dear father, bring me a rose.' Now it was no easy task to find a rose, for it was the middle of winter; yet as she was his prettiest daughter, and was very fond of flowers, her father said he would try what he could do. So he kissed all three, and bid them goodbye.
Jacob Grimm Sayings: out of the forest. The dwarf sprang up in a fright, but he could not out of the forest. The dwarf sprang up in a fright, but he could not reach his cave, for the bear was already close. Then in the dread of his heart he cried: 'Dear Mr Bear, spare me, I will
Jacob Grimm Sayings: The girls had run away, but the bear called to them: 'Snow-white and Rose-red, do The girls had run away, but the bear called to them: 'Snow-white and Rose-red, do not be afraid; wait, I will come with you.' Then they recognized his voice and waited, and when he came up to them suddenly his bearskin fell off, and
Jacob Grimm Sayings: In the old times, when it was still of some use to wish for the In the old times, when it was still of some use to wish for the thing one wanted, there lived a King whose daughters were all handsome, but the youngest was so beautiful that the sun himself, who had seen so much, wondered each time he shone over her because of her beauty.