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Mackenzie ThompsonEnglish 2Rapunzel Re-writeOriginal by Grimm’s Fairy TalesOctober 11th, 2017There were once a man and a woman who had long in vain wished for a child. At lengththe woman hoped that God was about to grant her desire. These people had a little window at theback of their house from which a splendid garden could be seen, which was full of the mostbeautiful flowers and herbs. It was, however, surrounded by a high wall, and no one dared to gointo it because it belonged to an enchantress, who had great power and was dreaded by all theworld. One day the woman was standing by this window and looking down into the garden,when she saw a bed which was planted with the most beautiful rampion (rapunzel), and it lookedso fresh and green that she longed for it, she quite pined away, and began to look pale andmiserable. Then her husband was alarmed, and asked: 'What ails you, dear wife?' 'Ah,' shereplied, 'if I can't eat some of the rampion, which is in the garden behind our house, I shall die.'The man, who loved her, thought: 'Sooner than let your wife die, bring her some of the rampionyourself, let it cost what it will.' At twilight, he clambered down over the wall into the garden ofthe enchantress, hastily clutched a handful of rampion, and took it to his wife. She at once madeherself a salad of it, and ate it greedily. It tasted so good to her—so very good, that the next dayshe longed for it three times as much as before. If he was to have any rest, her husband mustonce more descend into the garden. In the gloom of evening therefore, he let himself down again;but when he had clambered down the wall he was terribly afraid, for he saw the enchantress

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