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King Peter and Millie (from Armenia) (Names changed)

N.B. Another name for this story is ‘Nature’s Way’

Once upon a time…

King Peter of Armenia had a beautiful daughter, Millie.  When she was born, he wanted to care and guard her so she would know nothing of the world and never love anyone but himself.  For her sole use – with only female servants and a woman teacher – he had a lovely palace built on a lonely island in the middle of a dark forbidding lake.  This palace had no windows looking outwards and only the king had a key to the outer door.  He visited her once a week, for three hours, on Sundays.

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The Doll – Ukraine

Once upon a time…

Paraska was living happily with her prospering parents, when her mother fell ill, and died.  But before she died, she made her husband promise to love Paraska as herself and to Paraska she gave a magic doll, saying that if she cared for the doll and kept her fed, the doll would help her no matter what the difficulty she found herself in. The doll was to stand in the place her mother would have occupied had she lived.  This was a mother’s blessing on her deathbed.

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