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by Hans Christian Andersen

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Hans Christian Andersen had written this story about a soldier who acquired a box that is magical calls on three dogs to achieve this putting in a bid (1835).

A SOLDIER arrived marching over the high road: Left, right, left, right. He previously their knapsack on their straight straight straight back, and a blade at their part; he’d gone to the wars, and had been now coming back house.

He met a very frightful-looking old witch in the road as he walked on. Her under-lip hung quite down on the breast, and she stopped and stated, Good night, soldier; you’ve got a really fine blade, and a big knapsack, and you are clearly a genuine soldier; you like so you shall have as much money as ever.

Many thanks, old witch, stated the soldier.

Can you note that tree that is large stated the witch, pointing to a tree which endured beside them. Well, it really is quite hollow inside, and also you must climb up to your top, whenever you will discover a gap, by which you’ll allow your self on to the tree to a depth that is great. I am going to connect a rope round your system, therefore that i will pull you up again once you call off to me personally.

Exactly what have always been we to there do, down within the tree? asked the soldier.

Get cash, she responded; in a large hall, lighted up by three hundred lamps; you will then see three doors, which can be easily opened, for the keys are in all the locks for you must know that when you reach the ground under the tree, you will find yourself. Continue reading