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" The prince pulled off the parrot's second wing, and the magician's left arm tumbled off. " Give me my parrot ! " cried he, and fell on his knees. The prince pulled off the parrot's right leg — the magician's right leg fell off; the prince pulled off... "
Old Deccan Days; Or, Hindoo Fairy Legends, Current in Southern India
1929 - 304 pages
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The Calcutta Review, Volume 51

India - 1870
...fell off ; the prince pulled off the parrot's left leg, down fell the magician's left. Nothing now remained of him save the limbless body and the head...neck, and threw it at the magician, and as he did so, Punchkin twisted round, and with a fearful groan he died.' In its key-note and its leading incidents...
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The Mythology of the Aryan Nations, Volume 1

George William Cox - Indo-Aryans - 1870
...the parrot, and tore off one of his wings, and when he did so, the magician's right arm fell off. ' Punchkin then stretched out his left arm, crying,...neck, and threw it at the magician, and as he did so, Punchkin twisted round, and with a fearful groan he died.' threshold. There is a wether under guard...
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English Essays ...: Popular tales of Hindostan and Germany. Longfellow. Pitt ...

1870
...parrot." "Take your parrot, then," cried the boy; and with that he wrung the bird's neck, and threw if at the magician ; and, as he did so. Punchkin's head...twisted round and, with a fearful groan, he died.' In its keynote and its leading incidents this story is precisely parallel to the Norse tale of 'The...
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De Indische gids, Volume 6

C. E. van Kesteren, R. A. van Sandick, J. E. de Meyier - Indonesia - 1884
...and cried: »»Give me my parrot!"" » »Take your parrot, then,"" cried the boy, and with that hè wrung the bird's neck, and threw it at the Magician; and, as hè did so, Punchkin's head twisted round, and, with a fearful groan, hè died !" ') Ook bij de Europeesche...
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Myths and Dreams

Edward Clodd - Dreams - 1885 - 251 pages
...fell off; then he pulled off the bird's legs, and down fell the magician's right leg and left leg. Nothing remained of him save the limbless body and...twisted round, and, with a fearful groan, he died. Of course, all the rest " lived very happily ever afterwards," as they do in the plays and the novels....
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The Mythology of the Aryan Nations

George William Cox - Mythology, Indic - 1887 - 594 pages
...tumbled off. "'Give me my parrot,' cried he, and fell on his knees. The prince pulled off the parrof s right leg, the magician's right leg fell off; the...neck, and threw it at the magician, and as he did so, Punchkin twisted round, and with a fearful groan he died." l In its key-note and its leading incidents...
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The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, Volume 2

Sir James George Frazer - Dying and rising gods - 1890
...off the parrot's left leg, down fell the magician's left. Nothing remained of him except the lifeless body and the head ; but still he rolled his eyes,...head twisted round, and, with a fearful groan, he died!"1 In another Hindoo tale an ogre is asked by his daughter, " ' Papa, where do you keep your soul...
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Indian fairy tales, selected and ed. by J. Jacobs

Joseph Jacobs - 1892
...of the parrot, and tore off one of its wings ; and as he did so the Magician's right arm fell oft". Punchkin then stretched out his left arm, crying,...twisted round, and, with a fearful groan, he died ! The Broken Pot \HERE lived in a certain place a Brahman, whose name was Svabhavakn'pawa, which means...
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Indian Fairy Tales

Joseph Jacobs - Children's stories - 1892 - 255 pages
...leg, down fell the Magician's left. Nothing remained of him save the limbless body and the liead ; but still he rolled his eyes, and cried, " Give me...twisted round, and, with a fearful groan, he died ! The Broken Pot Hved in a certain P^ce a Brahman, whose name was Svabhavakr/'pawa, which means " a...
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