Little briar rose grimm. Little Briar Rose by the Grimm Brothers 2022-12-09

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"Little Briar Rose," also known as "Sleeping Beauty," is a classic fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm in their famous collection of folktales. The story follows the life of a beautiful princess who is cursed by an evil fairy to fall into a deep sleep for 100 years. Despite the efforts of the good fairies to protect her, the princess eventually pricks her finger on a spinning wheel and falls into a deep sleep, surrounded by a thick hedge of thorns.

The story then follows the lives of several generations of people who come and go, with the princess and her castle hidden away and forgotten. It isn't until a prince comes along, drawn to the castle by the enchanting smell of the roses that grow around it, that the curse is finally broken. The prince fights his way through the thorns and finds the sleeping princess, waking her with a kiss. The two fall in love and live happily ever after.

The tale of "Little Briar Rose" is a classic example of the "fair maiden in distress" trope that is common in many fairy tales. It also incorporates themes of true love, the power of curses, and the importance of perseverance. The story is a beloved classic and has inspired numerous adaptations in literature, film, and other media. It continues to be a popular tale, passed down through the generations as a reminder of the enduring power of love and the importance of never giving up hope.

Little Briar

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But they found it impossible, for the thorns held fast together, as if they had hands, and the youths were caught in them, could not get loose again, and died a miserable death. The cook, who was about to pull kitchen boy's hair for having done something wrong, let him loose and fell asleep. She climbed up the narrow winding-staircase, and reached a little door. And this sleep extended over the whole palace; the King and Queen who had just come home, and had entered the great hall, began to go to sleep, and the whole of the court with them. When the King's son came near to the thorn-hedge, it was nothing but large and beautiful flowers, which parted from each other of their own accord, and let him pass unhurt, then they closed again behind him like a hedge.

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Sleeping Beauty (Little Briar Rose)

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But by this time the hundred years had just passed, and the day had come when briar-rose was to awake again. Then they went down together, and the king awoke, and the queen, and the whole court, and looked at each other in great astonishment. The horses, too, went to sleep in the stable, the dogs in the yard, the pigeons upon the roof, the flies on the wall; even the fire that was flaming on the hearth became quiet and slept, the roast meat left off frizzling, and the cook, who was just going to pull the hair of the scullery boy, because he had forgotten something, let him go, and went to sleep. And then the marriage of the King's son with Briar-rose was celebrated with all splendour, and they lived contented to the end of their days. When the king's son came near to the thorn-hedge, it was nothing but large and beautiful flowers, which parted from each other of their own accord, and let him pass unhurt, then they closed again behind him like a hedge. A rusty key was in the lock, and when she turned it the door sprang open, and there in a little room sat an old woman with a spindle, busily spinning her flax. The hunting dogs jumped and wagged their tails.

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Little Briar Rose by the Grimm Brothers

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And, in the very moment when she felt the prick, she fell down upon the bed that stood there, and lay in a deep sleep. She wished to avenge herself for not having been invited, and without greeting, or even looking at anyone, she cried with a loud voice, the king's daughter shall in her fifteenth year prick herself with a spindle, and fall down dead. The fire in the kitchen rose up, broke into flames, and cooked the food. The feast was celebrated with great splendor, and at its conclusion the wise women presented the child with their magic gifts. There she lay, so beautiful that he could not turn his eyes away, and he stooped down and gave her a kiss. She looked so beautiful that he could not take his eyes off her, so he stooped down and gave her a kiss.

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Little Brier

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. The Twelve Dancing Princesses, and other Fairy Tales. However, she was not dead, but had only fallen into a deep sleep; and the king and the queen, who had just come home, and all their court, fell asleep too; and the horses slept in the stables, and the dogs in the court, the pigeons on the house-top, and the very flies slept upon the walls. And the wind fell, and on the trees before the castle not a leaf moved again. He invited not only his relatives, friends, and acquaintances, but also the wise women so that they would be kindly disposed toward the child.

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Little Briar

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It happened one day, she being already fifteen years old, that the king and queen rode abroad, and the maiden was left behind alone in the castle. A legend circulated throughout the land about the beautiful sleeping Little Brier-Rose, for so the princess was called. There were thirteen of them in his kingdom, but because he had only twelve golden plates from which they were to eat, one of them had to remain at home. The instant that she felt the prick she fell onto a bed that was standing there, and she lay there in a deep sleep. US: Hayes Barton Pres.

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Grimm 050: Little Brier

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This edition contains the English translation and the original text in German. It happened that, on the very day she was fifteen years old, the king and queen were not at home, and she was left alone in the palace. Many long, long years later, once again a prince came to the country. So she went round into all sorts of places, looked into rooms and bed-chambers just as she liked, and at last came to an old tower. In the lock there was a rusty key, and when she turned it the door sprang open.

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Brothers Grimm

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And a rumour went abroad in all that country of the beautiful sleeping Rosamond, for so was the princess called; and from time to time many kings' sons came and tried to force their way through the hedge; but it was impossible for them to do so, for the thorns held fast together like strong hands, and the young men were caught by them, and not being able to get free, there died a lamentable death. A long time ago there were a king and queen who said every day, ah, if only we had a child, but they never had one. Then he mounted higher, and saw in the hall the whole court lying asleep, and above them, on their thrones, slept the king and the queen. Then he came at last to the palace, and there in the court lay the dogs asleep; and the horses were standing in the stables; and on the roof sat the pigeons fast asleep, with their heads under their wings. When eleven of them had made their promises, suddenly the thirteenth came in.


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‎Little Briar

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In the door there was a golden key, and when she turned it the door sprang open, and there sat an old lady spinning away very busily. This, however, none of them could ever do; for the thorns and bushes laid hold of them, as it were with hands; and there they stuck fast, and died wretchedly. And she awaked, and opened her eyes, and looked very kindly on him. And the wind fell, and on the trees before the castle not a leaf moved again. But round about the castle there began to grow a hedge of thorns, which every year became higher, and at last grew close up round the castle and all over it, so that there was nothing of it to be seen, not even the flag upon the roof.

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BRIAR ROSE (Grimm’s Kinder und Hausmärchen) by The Brothers Grimm

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But it happened that once when the Queen was bathing, a frog crept out of the water on to the land, and said to her, "Your wish shall be fulfilled; before a year has gone by you shall have a daughter. He had heard, too, from his grandfather, that many kings, sons had already come, and had tried to get through the thorny hedge, but they had remained sticking fast in it, and had died a pitiful death. Good day, old mother, said the king's daughter, what are you doing there. Then the youth said, I am not afraid, I will go and see the beautiful briar-rose. So she went round into all sorts of places, looked into rooms and bed-chambers just as she liked, and at last came to an old tower.

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Grimm's Household Tales, Volume 1/Little Briar

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It happened that on the very day when she was fifteen years old, the King and Queen were not at home, and the maiden was left in the palace quite alone. He invited not only his kindred, friends and acquaintances, but also the wise women, in order that they might be kind and well-disposed towards the child. But as soon as he kissed her, Briar-rose opened her eyes and awoke, and looked at him quite sweetly. What the frog had said came true, and the queen had a little girl who was so pretty that the king could not contain himself for joy, and ordered a great feast. But one day as the queen was walking by the side of the river, at the bottom of the garden, she saw a poor little fish, that had thrown itself out of the water, and lay gasping and nearly dead on the bank. She wished to avenge herself for not having been invited, and without greeting, or even looking at any one, she cried with a loud voice, "The King's daughter shall in her fifteenth year prick herself with a spindle, and fall down dead. She walked around from one place to the next, looking into rooms and chambers as her heart desired.

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