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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Peasant's Wise Daughter Summary & Analysis

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The Peasant's Wise Daughter Summary

A peasant and his daughter receive a piece of land from the king. As they are working it, they find a gold mortar which the peasant gives to the king even though his daughter advises him not to. As his daughter predicted, the king throws her father in jail because there is no pestle. When the king learns the peasant's daughter told him the gift was a bad idea, he wants to meet this wise woman. He poses a riddle to the daughter and tells her if she solves the riddle he will marry her. The girl solves the riddle and is married to the king. A dispute comes up in the kingdom concerning the ownership of a foal. The queen becomes involved in this dispute and the king divorces her because of her involvement. He sends...

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