Stories illustrated by Hermann Vogel

6 stories

Cinderella

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The new wife brought two daughters home with her, and they were beautiful and fair in appearance, but at heart were black and ugly.

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Hansel and Gretel

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The old woman, although her behavior was so kind, was a wicked witch, who lay in wait for children, and had built the little house on purpose to entice them.

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Snow‑White and Rose‑Red

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The bear came every evening at the same time, laid himself down by the hearth, and let the children amuse themselves with him as much as they liked.

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The Frog Prince

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‘Your pearls and jewels, and your golden crown are not for me,’ answered the frog; ‘but if you would love me, and have me for your companion, then would I dive below the water and fetch you your golden ball again.’

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The Goose-Girl

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‘If you are thirsty,’ said the waiting-maid, ‘get off your horse yourself, and lie down and drink out of the water, I don't choose to be your servant.’

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The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids

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It was not long before some one knocked at the house-door and cried, ‘Open the door, dear children; your mother is here, and has brought something back with her for each of you.’

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