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

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The Grave Mound Summary

A rich man hears a voice ask him if he shared his wealth wisely. He realizes he hasn't. He hears a knock on the door. It is his poor neighbor seeking some corn to feed his children. This rich man gives double the amount the man asks. He requests only that when he dies the poor man watch over his grave for three nights. Three days later, the rich man dies. As promised, the peasant watches the grave. On the third night there is a soldier who stops for rest in the graveyard. He promises to watch with the peasant. As the two are watching, the devil comes to get the soul of the rich man. The devil tries to bribe to soldier and peasant with money. They accept the bribe but trick the devil so that he must...

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