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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Poor Man and the Rich Man Summary & Analysis

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The Poor Man and the Rich Man Summary

While visiting the earth, the Lord looks for a place to spend the night. A rich man turns Him away. The poor couple across the street welcomes Him, feeds Him, and lets Him sleep in their bed. Before He leaves, the Lord gives the poor man three wishes. The poor man wishes for health and happiness, and daily bread. Not knowing what else to wish for, the Lord suggests the man wish for a new house. When the rich man and his wife see their poor neighbor's new house, the poor man's wife asks the man to chase the Lord down and ask for three wishes also. The Lord does so, but indicates his wishes will not go well for him. As the man tries to decide what he will wish...

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