By the side of a wood, in a country a long way off, ran a fine stream of water; and upon the stream there stood a mill. The miller's house was close by, and the miller, you must know, had a very beautiful daughter. She was, moreover, very shrew... Read more of Rumpelstiltskin at Children Stories.caInformational Site Network Informational


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287. Mending Table Linen

A woman who is expert in mending table linen
does it in this manner: A piece of linen is coated with white soap, to
make it stiff and the patch is evenly trimmed. This is placed under the
hole in the damask after the edges around the hole in the tablecloth are
soaped and trimmed to remove the rough edge.

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