Topic Deceit

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Marya Morevna

Unknown writer

Koschei the Deathless seized Marya Morevna and carried her off, and Prince Ivan sat down on a stone and wept. He wept and wept and started off in search of Marya Morevna.

EuropeRussia

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The Bremen Town Musicians

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‘I will tell you what,’ said the ass, ‘I am going to Bremen to become town musician. You may as well go with me, and take up music too. I can play the lute, and you can beat the drum.’

EuropeGermany

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The Emperor’s New Clothes

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No one would let it be known that he could see nothing, for that would have proved that he was unfit for office or that he was very, very stupid.

EuropeDenmark

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The Magic Fiddle

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The poor little girl had all the cooking, cleaning, and serving to do for all seven brothers and all their seven wives as well.

South AsiaIndia

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