Topic Greed

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Rumpelstiltskin

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‘What will you give me if I spin all this straw into gold for you?’ ‘My necklace,’ said the girl.

EuropeGermany

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The Baker’s Daughter

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When the girl thought the bread should be ready she looked in the oven and was very much amazed to find a very large loaf of bread. She pretended to look about the oven as if in search of something.

EuropeEnglandHerefordshire

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The Grinding-Stone that Ground Flour by Itself

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Spider's cousin, while hunting one morning, had discovered a wonderful stone that ground flour of its own accord. Not being a greedy man, he took away with him only enough for his family's needs.

AfricaEast Africa

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The Little Folks’ Presents

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The two travelers in their pockets, and could not believe their eyes when they saw that they were not filled with coals, but with pure gold.

EuropeGermany

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