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The Steel Cane

Andrew Lang

Once upon a time there lived an old, quite rich woman who had a small cottage near the forest. She never felt lonely, but she had a bad illness and thought that it would be nice to have someone to speak. At this moment, she heard of the death of a shepherd's family and a boy left alone. She adopted him. But he made friends with rude people who terrorized everyone. Then the boy grew up, he get married a girl who was as good and industrious as well as pretty. After the marriage, he started to beat his new wife. Next year, when a baby was born, he beat her also. Old woman saw that he was beating his family and lost patience... Read it till the end to know how old woman will influence on her son!

Once upon a time there lived an old, quite rich woman who had a small cottage near the forest. She never felt lonely, but she had a bad illness and thought that it would be nice to have someone to speak. At this moment, she heard of the death of a shepherd's family and a boy left alone. She adopted him. But he made friends with rude people who terrorized everyone. Then the boy grew up, he get married a girl who was as good and industrious as well as pretty. After the marriage, he started to beat his new wife. Next year, when a baby was born, he beat her also. Old woman saw that he was beating his family and lost patience... Read it till the end to know how old woman will influence on her son!
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Once upon a time there lived an old, quite rich woman who had a small cottage near the forest. She never felt lonely, but she had a bad illness and thought that it would be nice to have someone to speak. At this moment, she heard of the death of a shepherd's family and a boy left alone. She adopted him. But he made friends with rude people who terrorized everyone. Then the boy grew up, he get married a girl who was as good and industrious as well as pretty. After the marriage, he started to beat his new wife. Next year, when a baby was born, he beat her also. Old woman saw that he was beating his family and lost patience... Read it till the end to know how old woman will influence on her son!

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anastasia Bertollo

Length:

6m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:10