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  • HANSEL & GRETEL, Sealed CD, Hansel & Grethel from the gri

    From Sealed | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • "Grethel, that is the first," meaning the first dish.

    Folk-lore and Legends: German

  • THERE was once a cook called Grethel, who wore shoes with red heels, and when she went out in them she gave herself great airs, and thought herself very fine indeed.

    Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

  • "Grethel," she cried in a passion, "get some water quickly; be Hansel fat or lean, this morning I will kill and cook him."

    My Book of Favorite Fairy Tales

  • "Grethel," she called out in a passion, "get some water quickly; be Hansel fat or lean, this morning I will kill and cook him."

    Grimm's Fairy Stories

  • The research on SF stories, and the world-building involved in getting them to hold together with some degree of stability, drove me to some strange corners of the net, following (Hänsel and Grethel-like) bread crumb after bread crumb of tantalizingly vague links.

    Preface To Some Thoughts « The Graveyard

  • Grethel began to weep bitterly, but it was all in vain, she was forced to do what the wicked witch ordered her.

    Household Tales

  • Grethel shared her piece of bread with Hansel, who had scattered his by the way.

    Household Tales

  • “And no boat crosses either,” answered Grethel, “but a white duck is swimming there; if I ask her, she will help us over.”

    Household Tales

  • Hansel, who thought the roof tasted very nice, tore down a great piece of it, and Grethel pushed out the whole of one round window-pane, sat down, and enjoyed herself with it.

    Household Tales

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