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Once there was a poor miller who had a beautiful daughter. On his way to town one day, the miller encountered the king. Wanting to impress him, the miller said, I have a daughter who knows the art of spinning straw into gold. Now, the king had a passion for gold, and such an art intrigued him. So he ordered the miller to send his daughter to the castle straightaway.
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Unformatted text preview: When the girl was brought before him, the king led her to a room that was filled with straw. He gave her spools and a spinning wheel, and said, You may spin all night, but if you have not spun this straw into gold by morning, you will have to die. With that, he locked the door, and the girl was left inside alone....
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2009 for the course LING 571 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at San Diego State.

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