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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Goose-Girl at the Well Summary & Analysis

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The Goose-Girl at the Well Summary

A count meets an old woman in the woods and speaks to her. The old woman asks the count if he will carry her baskets of fruit and bundles of grass home for her. He picks up the parcels and they become so heavy he can barely walk up the hill with them. To make matters worse, the old lady herself jumps up on the count's back and begins to whip him. As they approach the house, the old lady's ugly daughter comes walking behind the geese. The count lies down on a bench and goes to sleep. The old lady wakes him by giving him an emerald box which she says will bring him riches. At the nearest town, the count presents this box to the king and queen. The queen faints when she...

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