Topic Sleep

5 stories

Briar Rose

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The Princess ascended a narrow, winding staircase and reached a little door. A rusty key was sticking in the lock, and when she turned it the door flew open. In a little room sat an old woman with a spindle, spinning her flax busily.

EuropeGermany

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The Sleeping Beauty

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And a rumor went abroad in all that country of the beautiful sleeping Rosamond, for so was the Princess called; and from time to time many Kings' sons came and tried to force their way through the hedge.

EuropeGermany

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The Sleeping Beauty in the Woods

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The Princess had no sooner taken the spindle than it ran into her hand, and she fell down in a swoon.

EuropeFrance

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The Three Bears

Unknown writer

Silver-Locks peeped in, and soon found the place was empty; so the saucy puss made up her mind to go in boldly.

EuropeEngland

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The White Duckling

Unknown writer

The red-hot fire is built, the bubbling pot is hung, the steely knives are sharpened.

EuropeRussia

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