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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Jew Among Thorns Summary & Analysis

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The Jew Among Thorns Summary

A servant waits on his master faithfully for three years without asking any wages. At the end of his three years the servant decides to go out and see the world. He asks for his wages. His miserly master gives him three farthings. The servant meets a dwarf who asks for the three farthings since the servant is still able to work. The servant gives him the money, and in exchange the dwarf grants the servant three wishes. The servant wishes for a gun that will hit anything at which he aims, a fiddle that will cause all who hears its music to dance and people to give him anything for which he asks. These wishes are granted. The servant meets a Jew. The Jew is listening to a bird sing and wishing for the bird. The...

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