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Just wait, Gretel, until the moon rises, and then we shall see the crumbs of bread which I have strewn about, they will show us our way home again.
And when its song was over, it spread its wings and flew away before them, and they followed it until they reached a little house, on the roof of which it alighted; and when they approached the little house they saw that it was built of bread and covered with cakes, but that the windows were of clear sugar.
The old woman had only pretended to be so kind; she was in reality a wicked witch, who lay in wait for children, and had only built the little house of bread in order to entice them there.
A little before dark I passed a farm-house, at the open door of which the farmer was sitting, eating his supper of bread and cheese.
I want a night's shelter in an out-house or anywhere, and a morsel of bread to eat.
I'll give you a piece of bread," she said, after a pause; "but we can't take in a vagrant to lodge.
Some weeks passed in this way, when one day a woman came in to buy bread.
Soon, the shop was filled from morning till night, with people who on the pretence of buying bread came to see if I was as clever as I was reported to be.
One day a woman, who had not been in the shop before, came to ask for bread, like the rest.
When he did awake he felt very hungry and turned to eat his bread, but his brothers cried out, 'You ate your loaf in your sleep, you glutton, and you may starve as long as you like, but you won't get a scrap of ours.
But on the following morning he was so hungry that he burst into tears, and implored his brothers to give him a little bit of their bread.
When this was done he stretched out his hand eagerly for the piece of bread, but his brothers gave him such a tiny scrap that the starving youth finished it in a moment and besought them for a second bit.
Frequently the husband would take his bread and meat in his hand and start for the field, eating as he walked.
An upper servant brought them bread and offered them many good things of what there was in the house.
The servants brought him a portion of meat, and an upper woman servant set bread before him that he might eat.