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Curious Origins of Nursery Rhymes: Humpty Dumpty

A personified egg named Humpty Dumpty sat on a tall wall. He fell off, cracked and broke apart. Everyone in the city wanted to put him back together, but they couldn't.

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A poor miller promises the King that his daughter can spin straw into gold. She tried doing it, but couldn't. A small, magical man comes and does it in exchange for jewelry. When she runs out of jewelry, the man wants her first born child. The King marries the girl and the man says if she can guess his first name she can keep her baby.

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Conte de Perrault-Le petit chaperon rouge

A little girl is walking in the woods to her grandmother's house. A wolf stops her and asks her where she is going. She tells the wolf where. The wolf races there and eats the grandmother. The wolf dresses up as the grandmother to try to fool the little girl to eat her too.

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A couple gives their child to a witch and made a foolish promise. Years pass and she becomes a beautiful woman with long hair that starts dating a prince on the low. The witch finds out and casts off Rapunzel to the desert. The prince goes and saves her.

A tale of Ladybird and youth recaptured

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The quest of the awkward little bird. Trekking bravely through hecklers, hunters, and cold seasons. It is an unforgettable survival tale. The main character grows into a graceful swan and is a reminder that patience is needed to discover true happiness.

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