As Chicken-licken was going one day to the wood, an acorn fell from a tree
"Gracious goodness me!" said Chicken-licken, "the sky must have fallen; I must go
So Chicken-licken turned back, and met Hen-len. "Well, Hen-len, where are you
"Oh, Hen-len, don't go!" said he, "for as I was going the sky fell on to my head, and
So Hen-len turned back with Chicken-licken, and met Cock-lock.
"I'm going to the wood," said he.
Then Hen-len said:' "Oh Cock-lock, don't go, for I was going, and I met Chicken-licken, and Chicken-licken had been at the wood, and the sky had fallen on to his head, and we are going to tell the King."
So Cock-lock turned back, and they met Duck-luck. "
Well, Duck-luck, where are you going?"
And Duck-luck said: "I'm going to the wood."
Then Cock-lock said: "Oh! Duck-luck, don't go, for I was going, and I met Hen-len,
"Well, Drake-lake, where are you going?"
Then Duck-luck said: "Oh! Drake-lake, don't go, for I was going, and I met Cock-lock, and Cock-lock met Hen-len, and Hen-len met Chicken-licken, and Chicken-licken
So Drake-lake turned back, and met Goose-loose. "Well, Goose-loose, where are
Then Drake-lake said: "Oh, Goose-loose, don't go, for I was going, and I met Duck-
"Well, Gander-lander, where are you going ?"
And Gander-lander said: "I'm going to the wood."
Then Goose-loose said: "Oh! Gander-lander, don't go, for I was going, and I met
So Gander-lander turned back, and met Turkey-lurkey.
"Well, Turkey-lurkey, where are you going?"
Then Gander-dander said: "Oh! Turkey-lurkey, don't go, for I was going, and I met
So Turkey-lurkey turned back, and walked wiith Gander-lander, Goose-loose, Drake-
"Where are you going ?"
And they said: "Chicken-licken went to the wood, and the sky fell on to his head, and
And Fox-lox said: "Come along with me, and I will show you the way." But Fox-lox took them into the fox's hole, and he and his young ones soon ate up poor Chicken-licken, Hen-len, Cock-lock, Duck-luck, Drake-lake, Goose-loose,' Ganderdander, and Turkey-lurkey; and they never saw the King to tell him that the sky had fallen
Once upon a time a very poor woodcutter lived in a tiny cottage in the forest with his two children, Hansel and Gretel. His second wife often ill-treated the children and was forever nagging the woodcutter.
Gretel ran to set her brother free and they made quite sure that the oven door was tightly shut behind the witch. Indeed, just to be on the safe side, they fastened it firmly with a large padlock. Then they stayed for several days to eat some more of the house, till they discovered among the witch's belongings, a huge chocolate egg. Inside lay a casket of gold coins.