Topic: Work

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Elves in Scotland: Their Skills

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Every fairy unites in his own person the most various trades: he is his own weaver, tailor, and shoemaker.

EuropeScotland

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Lazy Taro

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He was not ill; he was merely lazy. No one knew where he came from nor who his parents were, nor did he.

East AsiaJapan

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The Black Bowl

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‘Child,’ says the mother, ‘do you know you are as pretty as a princess?’ ‘Am I that?’ says the maid, and goes on with her crying.

East AsiaJapan

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The Young Giant

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The giant took up little Thumbling carefully with two fingers, examined him, and without saying one word went away with him.

EuropeGermany

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