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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Old Sultan Summary & Analysis

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Old Sultan Summary

A farmer prepares to kill his old dog who has lost all of his teeth and is no longer useful. The dog and wolf come up with a plan for the wolf to pretend to steal the farmer's baby. The dog will bring the baby back so that the dog will be honored for his bravery. In return, the wolf wants to steal a sheep. The dog will not allow this theft. The wolf sets up a challenge between the dog and a wild boar. The dog can find no other ally but a three-legged cat. The wolf and boar believe the cat's tail is a saber and the noise the feline makes as it hops on it three legs is the noise of someone stooping to pick up stones to throw. The wolf and boar are frightened and hide from...

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