R. S. Boggs, Index of Spanish Folktales.
780—790 Truth comes to light.
|780.||Porto Rico: Mason-Espinosa JAF XXXVIII 550 no 5; 557 no 6.
an 1. CL p. 41 = (with slight variations) COAR p. 29 (Valencian version) = CST p. 77. 2. BTPE I 196 (Cf Mt 550). as 1. CTA p. 45. 2. CTA p. 49.
|*A.||Servant girl wishes to visit her parents but is afraid to travel alone with her earnings of many years. Innkeeper accompanies her. He cuts off her head and takes her money. He hears voice saying he will pay for his crime. Two men offer him money to accompany them on journey. They buy calf's head which he carries under his cape. Policeman stops them and makes him show head which proves to be head of murdered girl. He is hanged. oc 1. ECPE no 82.|
|*B.||Stepmother buries girl alive. Her hair grows as wheat or bush and sings her misfortune [E 631]. Thus she is discovered and dug up, alive and happy. Stepmother is burned or buried in same hole. ar 1. ECPE no 152: Mt *806 + Mt 780 *B. as 1. CTA p. 41.|
|785.||F. G. Robles, Leyendas moriscas Madrid 1885 I 173. La Enciclopedia 1880, 734; see BP II 155. Trueba, San Pedro me valga (La Academia 2 no 12. Madrid 1874); see BP II 160.
New Mexico: Espinosa JAF XXIV 430 no 11. Porto Rico: Mason-Espinosa JAF XXXV 55 no 86.
as 1. LRAC no 118: Mt 785 (Entrails) + Mt 330 A II b (Soldier) *g e *h, III b, IV *e *h. oc 1. ECPE no 168: Mt 785 (Entrails. Revive dead girl) + Mt 330 A II b (Soldier) d *i c *j, III a b, IV *e *i. 2. ECPE no 169: Mt 785 (Kidneys. Sick man is burned; his ashes are put together and he is restored to health)