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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Dog and the Sparrow Summary & Analysis

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The Dog and the Sparrow Summary

A dog is befriended by a sparrow. The sparrow gets the dog meat and bread to eat. The dog lies down in the road for a nap while the bird watches. A waggoner drives down the road. Despite the sparrow's warning that the sparrow will make the man poor if he runs over the dog, the waggoner hits the dog with his wagon and kills it. The sparrow gets his revenge by pulling the bung from one of the two wine casks in the back of the man's wagon. Then the sparrow pecks the eyes out of one of the horses. The man tries to hit the sparrow with an ax but misses and hits his horse instead. The sparrow then attacks the other barrel of wine and the other two horses in a similar...

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