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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.There was at one time a woman who had three daughters, two of whom were so unlucky that nothing ever …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.There was, once upon a time, a woman named Pascadozzia, and one day, when she was standing at her window, …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.There was once a certain King of Long-Trellis named Giannone, who, desiring greatly to have children, continually made prayers to …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.A peasant had twelve daughters, not one of whom was a head taller than the next; for every year their …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.It is said that there was once a very rich merchant named Antoniello, who had a son called Cienzo. It …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.Once upon a time the King of High-Hill being bitten by a flea caught him by a wonderful feat of …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.Grannonia of Aprano was a woman of a great sense and judgment, but she had a son named Vardiello, who …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.Once upon a time a woman who lived in a village, and was called Ceccarella, had a son named Peruonto, …

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Today’s classic tale was originally published in Il Pentamerone by Giambattista Basile in 1634, translated by John Edward Taylor in 1847.There lived in the village of Miano a man and his wife, who had no children whatever, and they longed …

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