So he walked on, saying, "Lie in the ditch, you carcass. Lie in the ditch, you carcass." He came to a coach filled with people, and said, "Lie in the ditch, you carcass HKUE DSE
Then the coach tipped over into the ditch, and the driver took his whip and beat the boy until he had to crawl back to his mother, and as long as he lived he never went traveling againnce upon a time were a little brother and a little sister who loved each other with all their hearts. Their own mother, however, was dead, and they had a stepmother who was not kind to them. She secretly did everything she could to hurt them.
It so happened that the two of them were playing with other children in a meadow in front their house. There was a pond in the meadow that came up to one side of the house. The children ran around it, caught one another, and played a counting out game HKUE DSE
Eenie, meenie, let me live,
And to you my bird I'll give.
The little bird will bring me straw,
The straw I'll give then to the cow.
For which the cow will give me milk,
The milk I'll to the baker take.
With which he then will bake a cake,
The cake I'll then give to the cat.
Little cat will catch some mice for that,
The mice I'll hang up in the smoke,
And after that I'll cut them up.
While playing this game they stood in a circle, and the one to whom they were pointing when they said "cut them up" had to run away, and all the others would run after him and catch him. While they were thus running about so joyfully the stepmother was watching them from the window, and grew angry. the art of witchcraft she bewitched them both, transforming the little brother into a fish, and the little sister into a
The little fish swam back and forth in the pond and was sad, and the little lamb walked back and forth in the meadow and was sad, and would not eat. She would not even touch one blade of grass. Thus a long time passed, and then some strangers came as guests to the castle.