The Tinkers and the Evil One
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It seems they passed over Javorina, 1 coming this way from Moravia. At the very summit, such a thick fog came down on them that they couldn't even see one another. Well, they just joined hands and walked on, going by memory. Even so, they only fell on their faces, roamed about, and were constantly stopping. So they sat down and waited for it to lighten a bit. After a long wait, the dawn began to break and they saw that they had strayed from the path and were lost. Fear gripped them, for in the undergrowth it's no cinch to find a path. The more they searched, the more they were led astray and haunted.2 All of them were hungry, but in their pack there weren't even poppyseed crumbs. Then one of them, all tired and annoyed, said, "If only we'd come upon some kind of cabin, even if the evil ones themselves lived there!"