The Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead

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Excerpt: ...him miraculously to court. There he is recognized by his ring and reunited to his wife. Details such as those concerning the burial, the rescue 91 of the lady, and the help given miraculously by the ghost mark the independence of the variant, though they do not alter the normal course of the narrative. As so often in this group, the agreement with the ghost and the division are entirely lacking. In Simrock VI. the variations from the normal are even slighter. Heinrich of Hamburg buys a beautiful maiden in a foreign land. On the sea-coast, when he is returning home with her, he pays the debts of a corpse and has it buried. He wishes to marry the girl, but she asks that he delay the wedding for a year and make a journey first. So she gives him two coffers, with which he crosses the sea. By the help of a shipman he finds his betrothed
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236699483
  • 9781236699480