The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus - Section 2, Nights With Uncle Remus, 39 through 52 Summary & Analysis

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Section 2, Nights With Uncle Remus, 39 through 52 Summary

Uncle Remus next tells the story of "Brother Rabbit Gets the Provisions", in which the rabbit and wolf, being very hungry, agree to sell first the wolf's mama and then the rabbit's in order to buy food. As they arrive home with their first load of vittles, the wolf is cold and the rabbit, pointing to the setting sun, sends him off to warm by the "fire". When the wolf returns, the rabbit is holding horse tails that he's stuck in the mud, claiming that the horses and wagons sank in quicksand. The animals go home, the wolf hungry and the rabbit with the wagon of food.

In Daddy Jack's version, called "Cutta Cord-La", the two agree to eat their grandmothers but Brer Rabbit hides his and the wolf goes to great lengths...

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