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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Little Briar-Rose Summary & Analysis

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Little Briar-Rose Summary

Upon the birth of their daughter a king and queen give a feast. They invite only twelve of the thirteen Wise Women in the kingdom. The thirteenth one is left out because they do not have enough plates. As the Wise Women are blessing the child, the thirteenth woman shows up and places a curse upon the child. At the age of fifteen years old the child will prick herself with the spindle of a spinning wheel and die. All the guests are in shock at this curse but the twelfth Wise Woman has not blessed the child yet. She is not able to undo the curse but softens it by saying the child will not die but only sleep for 100 years. The curse comes to pass and the entire castle falls into a deep sleep. The castle is grown over...

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