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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - Hans in Luck Summary & Analysis

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Hans in Luck Summary

After finishing seven years of labor, Hans asks for his pay. His master gives him a piece of gold as big as his head. Hans trades this piece of gold for a horse he can ride and rids himself of the heavy piece of gold. Hans believes this to be the best trade until he falls off the horse. Then he trades his horse for a cow and is happy until he finds the cow will not give milk. Hans continues to make trades until he winds up only with a grindstone and a plain stone. He grows weary carrying these stones and sets them on the side of a well so he can get a drink. He accidentally knocks the stones into the water. Even though he goes home empty handed, Hans believes this accident was fortunate as...

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