The Story Finder

Voices in Fairy Tales

by Michelle Tocher

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Ugly Old Woman

I never met such a happy man! He came boldly into the forest, whistling, and oh, he had the merriest, lightest gait.

“Good day,” I said, and I asked for something to eat. After he gave me the contents of his pockets, I gave him the contents of my own—that is, the means by which he would be able to travel the world, and never have to worry about money.

Such a happy man!

Ugly Old Woman in The Donkey Cabbage, Yellow Fairy Book. Illustration of old woman  by Arthur Rackham.

Ugly Old Woman