This story is “I know what I have Learned” from
THE PINK FAIRY BOOK Edited by Andrew Lang
This is a story of a father with 3 daughters married to Trolls. He visits them each in turn, and they are nice. They demonstrate a troll ability and give him money. He loses the money from each one, from stupidity, and finally drowns himself again from stupidity. The biggest unanswered question is did the cow ever have its calf?
This fairy tale is Rated PG. The father is dumb and ends up killing himself by jumping in the lake, trying to do what the trolls did. I don’t see the moral here, something to do with not being stupid I assume.
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