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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Two Travelers Summary & Analysis

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The Two Travelers Summary

A shoemaker and a tailor meet together while traveling. The tailor always shares the money he makes with the grumpy, unfriendly shoemaker. Once they must travel through a large forest to reach the capital. The shoemaker takes enough food for seven days, but the tailor only takes enough for two days. The journey takes longer than the tailor expected, and he begs the shoemaker twice for bread. Each time the tailor begs, the shoemaker gives him bread but also puts one of the tailor's eyes out in exchange. The shoemaker leaves the blind tailor beneath the gallows where two dead sinners hang. These dead men tell the tailor the dew on the grass will heal his eyes. Once he has healed, the tailor goes on his way. He finds a horse he could ride but the horse begs freedom...

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