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"Here," says he, "take this baby and do thus and so with it, and when you have
killed it bring its heart to me, that I may know that you have really done as you
have been told." So off marched the forester with the baby; but on his way he
When the princess saw her kerchief again her heart leaped for joy. She made no
two words about the wine but went down into the cellar and brought it up with her
own hands, and the swineherd marched off with it tucked under his coat. w 1 ...
The huntsman sent off to kill the young babe and bring back its heart as proof of
the deed is reminiscent of "Snow White," while putting the infant in a basket made
of reeds and setting it adrift on the river echoes the tale of the baby Moses' trip ...
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LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Howard Pyle's original tale combining several classical tropes is interesting enough, if one can enter into the mindset that this world is magic and not everything has to actually make sense. But Oh ... Leggi recensione completa
LibraryThing ReviewRecensione dell'utente - t1bclasslibrary - LibraryThing
This fairy tale written in 1887 by Howard Pyle combines a few elements of other tales, but puts them together with many new elements that create a classic tale with classic motifs. The protagonist is ... Leggi recensione completa