If I could but cheat Death for once,” he is sure to take it ill if I do, but, as I am his godson, he will shut one eye; I will risk it.”
Thou have overreached me; this time I will pardon it, as thou art my godson; but if you do it again, it will cost you your neck, for I will take you away with me.”
whosoever rescued her from death should be her husband and inherit the crown.
I will save her
“All is over with thee, and now the lot falls on thee,”
Theme: The Physician's Death
Then place the old one on a new one, that will go on burning at once when the old one has come to an end,”
A poor man had twelve children and was forced to work night and day to give them even bread.
King’s daughter fell into a severe illness. She was his only child, and he wept day and night, so that he began to lose the sight of his eyes, and he caused it to be made known that whosoever rescued her from death should be her husband and inherit the crown.
Death behaved as if he were going to fulfill his wish, and took hold of a tall new candle; but as he desired to revenge himself, he purposely made a mistake in fixing it, and the little piece fell down and was extinguished. Immediately the physician fell on the ground, and now he himself was in the hands of Death.