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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Three Green Twigs Summary & Analysis

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The Three Green Twigs Summary

A hermit lives his life carrying water to a high mountain. An angel goes with him each day and feeds the hermit when his work is finished. One day as he watches a criminal going to the gallows, the hermit thinks to himself that the man is getting his just punishment. From this time on the angel no longer brings food to the man. The hermit realizes God is angry with him. He finally discovers the reason for this anger is his judgment upon the man. Only God has the right to judge others. As his penance, the hermit is forced to beg for food and lodging until three green twigs grow from a piece of dead wood he is given. The hermit finds himself in the home of robbers. The robbers are told to leave the...

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