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Cinderella: Three Hundred and Forty-five Variants of Cinderella, Catskin, and Cap O' Rushes, abstracted and tabulated by Marian Roalfe Cox

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345 Variants
by Marian
Roalfe Cox

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Pitré, Fiabe, Novelle e Racconti popolari Siciliani. (Bibl. Delle trad. pop. Sic., vol. iv.) Palermo, 1875. pp. 88-92. Variants of the above [No. 315].



[Story differs very slightly from the above. No. 317.] Parrot warns girl that dragon will eat her; dragon makes her reply that she will marry king's son--Happy marriage--Value of salt.


[This story is very slightly different from the above No. 317.]-- (4) The parrot sings to the girl:

"Ah! figghia di lu Re, addocu si'?
Lu Drau ti pasci e .1 crisci cà ti voli manciare."

And the dragon makes the girl reply:

"Lu Drau mi pasci e mi crisci cà mi voli maritari,
A lu figghiu di lu Re mi voli dari."

-- (5) At the wedding-feast heroine asks her father why he does not eat, and he says that the dishes are without salt. Then daughter explains the phrase, vuluri beni quantu lu sali.

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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