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Kolberg, O., Lud. Krakowskie (The People, Province of Cracow.) Vol. iv, pp. 56-60.

(Princess Cat's-eyes).


Unnatural father--Heroine possesses five Magic dresses-- Heroine disguise (dress of cat's-eyes)-[Heroine flight]--Menial heroine (at palace) --Meeting-place (church) --[Flight] --Search for heroine -- Love-sick prince-- --Recognition [food] -- Happy marriage.


(1) Princess, whose father seeks her in marriage, possesses five dresses: one of cat's-eyes; a second like the sky; third like he stars; fourth like the moon; and fifth like the sky.-- (2) She takes service with king, and wears us ordinary the cat's eye dress, wherefore she is called Cat's-eyes.-- (3) On Sundays she wears the other dresses to church, and king's son falls in love with her.-- (4) He has search made for her; and, when he falls sick from love, she brings him food and makes herself known.-- (5) He marries her.

Cox, Marian Roalfe. Cinderella: Three Hundred and Forty-five Variants of Cinderella, Catskin, and Cap O' Rushes, abstracted and tabulated. London: David Nutt for the Folklore Society, 1893.

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