The Boys with the Golden Stars-The Violet Fairy Book
The Boys with the Golden Stars-The Violet Fairy Book

There were three young women and three princes came along. Each young woman said what she would do for the prince if they were married. One princess said she would birth two boys with stars on their foreheads if she was married to the prince. The prince did marry her, but his step-mother wasn't happy...

The Young Man Who Would Have his Eyes Opened-The Violet Fairy Book
The Young Man Who Would Have his Eyes Opened-The Violet Fairy Book

Well, there's some crud going around and I have to tell a story about a man who wanted to see everything while coughing my head off. So here it goes. There was once a young man *cough*, who desired to see the things that other people couldn't see. He knew there were unknown things in...

The Headless Dwarfs-The Violet Fairy Book
The Headless Dwarfs-The Violet Fairy Book

A man named Clever Hans once wanted to switch jobs because his boss wasn't a very nice guy. Another guy offered him a job. He was to ring the bells at night in the bell tower. No one had much success with this task. Hans soon found out the reason. Inside the bell tower were...

The Maiden with the Wooden Helmet-The Violet Fairy Book
The Maiden with the Wooden Helmet-The Violet Fairy Book

There was a couple in Japan who had a child, but they both became very sick and soon died. The mother told the daughter that it was difficult for a pretty girl to get on in the world unmolested. She gave her a wooden helmet to wear in order to hide her beauty. After the...

The Story of Hassebu-The Violet Fairy Book
The Story of Hassebu-The Violet Fairy Book

There was a single mom who had a son named Hassebu. She had tried apprenticing him to various trades, but he couldn't ever figure any of them out. One day some men with donkeys came by and asked the mother to let her son go with them to collect things in the forest. She said...

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