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Sleeping Beauty Version #2.pages. Original Tale: Sleeping Beauty. Once upon a time there was a Queen who had a beautiful baby daughter. She asked all the fairies in the kingdom to the christening, but unfortunately forgot to invite one of them, who was a bit of a witch as well. She came anyway, but as she passed the baby's cradle, she said: "When you are sixteen, you will injure yourself with a spindle and die! " "Oh, no! " screamed the Queen in horror. A good fairy quickly chanted a magic spell to change the curse. The years went by, the little Princess grew and became the most beautiful girl in the whole kingdom. "What are you doing? " "I'm spinning.

"No. The terrified old woman hurried to tell the Queen. "When will my daughter waken? " "I don't know," the fairy admitted sadly. "In a year's time, ten years or twenty? " "Maybe in a hundred years' time. "Oh! "Love," replied the fairy. "How can a man fall in love with a sleeping girl? " "When she wakens, who is she going to see around her? The years sped past. "I wonder who this castle belongs to? " Note. The Story of Sleeping Beauty. Grimm's Fairy Tale version - translated by Margaret Hunt - language modernized a bit by Leanne Guenther Long ago there lived a King and Queen who said every day, "If only we had a child! " But for a long time they had none. One day, as the Queen was bathing in a spring and dreaming of a child, a frog crept out of the water and said to her, "Your wish shall be fulfilled.

Before a year has passed you shall bring a daughter into the world. " And since frogs are such magical creatures, it was no surprise that before a year had passed the Queen had a baby girl. The child was so beautiful and sweet that the King could not contain himself for joy. An amazing feast was held and when it came to an end, each of the fairies presented the child with a magic gift. After eleven of the fairies had presented their gifts, the thirteenth suddenly appeared.

"When she is fifteen years old, the Princess shall prick herself with a spindle and shall fall down dead! " "I am spinning," said the old woman. Sleeping Beauty โ€“ Brothers Grimm Version (aka Dornroschen ) | la vie viennoise. May 17th, 2006 ยง | Briar-Rose A long time ago there were a King and Queen who said every day, "Ah, if only we had a child!

" but they never had one. But it happened that once when the Queen was bathing, a frog crept out of the water on to the land, and said to her, "Your wish shall be fulfilled; before a year has gone by, you shall have a daughter. " What the frog had said came true, and the Queen had a little girl who was so pretty that the King could not contain himself for joy, and ordered a great feast. He invited not only his kindred, friends and acquaintance, but also the Wise Women, in order that they might be kind and well-disposed towards the child. There were thirteen of them in his kingdom, but, as he had only twelve golden plates for them to eat out of, one of them had to be left at home.