They were terrified, but they had not much time for reflection, for the old man seized the goldsmith and with the greatest speed, shaved the hair of his head clean off, and then the same thing happened to the tailor. Amazon.com: The Little Folks’ Presents (Audible Audio Edition): Brothers Grimm, Laura Paton, Naxos AudioBooks: Audible Audiobooks By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible’s "Even if the gold does weigh heavily," said he, "I will gladly bear that," and at last he fell asleep with the sweet anticipation of waking in the morning an enormously rich man.When he opened his eyes, he got up in haste to examine his pockets, but how amazed he was when he drew nothing out of them but black coals, and that howsoever often he put his hands in them.

The illustration is by Heinrich Vogeler in the 1907 edition of Grimms' collection of fairy tales, Kinder- und Hausmärchen.. Yet all is not well, when later, one of the travelers cannot resist returning to get more of the riches. In the midst of them sat an old man who was rather taller than the rest. Please try again. It sounded strange, but so pleasant that they forgot all their weariness and stepped quickly onwards. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations The tailor refused, and said, "I have enough and am content; now I shall be a master, and marry my dear object (for so he called his sweetheart), and I am a happy man." Best of all: Audiobooks are yours forever, even if you cancel. The Little Folks' Presents by The Brothers Grimm. Telephone 9am - 5pm: 01509 670335. Audible is $14.95/month after 30 days. They felt in the pockets, and could not believe their eyes when they saw that they were not filled with coals, but with pure gold; happily, too, the hair of their heads and beards was there again as thick as ever.They had now become rich folks, but the goldsmith, who, in accordance with his greedy disposition, had filled his pockets better, was as rich again as the tailor. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations The old man, however, took a large knife which hung to his girdle, whetted it, and when it was sufficiently sharpened, he looked round at the strangers. In the evening the goldsmith hung a couple of bags over his shoulders that he might be able to stow away a great deal, and took the road to the hill. "The gold I got the night before is still there for me," thought he, and went and brought it out, but how shocked he was when he saw that it likewise had again turned into coal. The circle closed again directly, and the little folks went on singing and dancing with the wildest leaps. The Little Folks’ Presents The Little Folks’ Presents. The model takes into account factors including the age of a rating, whether the ratings are from verified purchasers, and factors that establish reviewer trustworthiness. Filled with fantasy, magic, and talking animals, these enchanting tales for children often teach a lesson about moral values, and right from wrong. He smote his forehead with his dusty black hand, and then he felt that his whole head was bald and smooth, as was also the place where his beard should have been. He found, as on the night before, the little folks at their singing and dancing, and the old man again shaved him clean, and signed to him to take some coal away with him. Cancel online anytime. A heavy weight on their limbs awakened them earlier than usual.

Little Folk personalised gifts for children. The old man made a sign that they should enter, and the little folks willingly opened their circle. Reader Laura Paton's warmth and flair for characters, paired with bright and exciting classical music, results in a memorable production that younger listeners will enjoy again and again. It sounded strange, but so pleasant that they forgot all their weariness and stepped quickly onwards.

The old man, however, took a large knife which hung to his girdle, whetted it, and when it was sufficiently sharpened, he looked around at the strangers. A greedy man, even if he has much, still wishes to have more, so the goldsmith proposed to the tailor that they should wait another day, and go out again in the evening in order to bring back still greater treasures from the old man on the hill.

But his misfortunes were not yet over; he now remarked for the first time that in addition to the hump on his back, a second, just as large, had grown in front on his breast. When they had got into the valley, the clock of the neighbouring monastery struck twelve, and the song ceased. 02-05-2020 - The little folks' presents (ENGLISH) - Die Geschenke des kleinen Volkes (GERMAN) - A tailor and a goldsmith were travelling together, and one evening when the sun had sunk behind the mountains, they heard the sound of distant music, which became more and more distinct. The two remained standing full of astonishment, and watched the dance. He wore a parti-coloured coat, and his iron-grey beard hung down over his breast. Both of them obeyed, although they did not know of what use the coals would be to them, and then they went on their way to seek a shelter for the night. presents serial archive listings for.

Then he recognized the punishment of his greediness, and began to weep aloud. In a moment all had vanished, and the hill lay in solitude in the moonlight.The two travellers found an inn, and covered themselves up on their straw-beds with their coats, but in their weariness forgot to take the coals out of them before doing so. The goldsmith, who had a hump, and like all hunchbacks was brave enough, stepped in; the tailor felt a little afraid at first, and held back, but when he saw how merrily all was going, he plucked up his courage, and followed. He was not slow about sticking as much into his bags as would go, went back quite delighted, and covered himself over with his coat.