chapter  21
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The Marriage of a Queen with a Robber—Lu spunsaliziu di ’na riggina c’un latru

The maiden took the bread and gave it to the old woman who said, “Pick up the iron slab that closes the oven.”

“But grandma, I don’t have the strength to pick up the slab.” “Well then, I’ll pick it up.” When the old woman kneeled down, the maiden grabbed her from behind

and shoved her into the oven. Then she picked up the slab and used it to close the oven.