Topic Fire

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The Dreadful Story of Pauline and the Matches

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‘I’ll just light a match or two, as I have often seen my mother do.’

EuropeGermany

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The Fire

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When Ványa saw the smoke rolling out of the vestibule, he ran to the door, made his way through the smoke into the house, and began to waken his grandmother, but she was dazed from her sleep.

EuropeRussia

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The Story of the Pine Trees

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As the weather grew colder, many of the animals suffered greatly. But the pine trees and the cedars did not mind the cold. ‘Why are they so happy when we feel so uncomfortable?’ asked the animals. ‘Because they have the secret of fire,’ answered Manabozho. ‘If you can get it from them, you will be warm.’

North AmericaNative American Tribes

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