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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Poor Miller's Boy and the Cat Summary & Analysis

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The Poor Miller's Boy and the Cat Summary

A miller is ready to retire but has no family, only three apprentices to whom he can leave his business. The miller decides the apprentice who brings him the most beautiful horse will be granted the mill. The three apprentices set out together, but the two smarter ones soon abandon the stupid one. Stupid Hans wanders about until he meets a talking cat. The cat makes a deal that Hans will work for her for seven years. His reward will be a beautiful horse. Hans returns to the mill with the promise the horse will follow in three days time. In three days, a carriage carrying a princess arrives at the mill. The princess is the transformed cat. She brings the beautiful horse, which is far better than the horses the...

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