chapter  43
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Once upon a time there was a king and queen, and they had a daughterwho was extremely beautiful. When the girl reached fifteen years ofage, her mother fell seriously ill, and realizing that her end was near, she called her husband and said to him, “Husband, my life is done, but you are still young and can marry again. Therefore, I am leaving you this ring. Whoever tries it on and finds that the ring fits, she will be the one you should take as your bride.”