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

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The Hurds Summary

A girl who is pretty but lazy wastes much flax. An industrious poor girl gathers the lazy girl's waste pieces until she has enough to make herself a beautiful dress. On the day of her wedding, the lazy girl comments to her husband the industrious girl is happy, even though she is wearing a dress made of flax the lazy girl had thrown away. The husband leaves the lazy girl and marries the industrious one.

The Hurds Analysis

This story warns against laziness and wastefulness. The characteristics of being industrious and hardworking are sometimes more powerful that outward good looks.

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