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TABULATION OF FOLKTALES.

Three deformed women spin flax for girl on promise to be received at

wedding as her aunts (2). Woman beats daughter for not spinning (1).

Where published. — Grimm's 'Household Tales. London, 1884. Tale No. 14, vol. i. pp. 59-61.

Nature of Collection,— whether :—

1. Original or translation. — Translation by Margaret Hunt.

2. If hy word of mouth, state narrator'* s name.

3. Other particulars.

Special Points noted by the Editor of the above.— See Author's notes,

vol. i. p. 354-355.

Remarks by the Tabulator. — I'or variants of the above story see Mr. Clodd's paper on " The Philosophy of Rumpelstiltskin," Folhlore Journal, vii. 135- 163.

(Signed) Maeian Roalfe Cox.