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.