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Group No. 163


K. Deceptions

Group No.

K1000 – K1199

Group name

Deception into self-injury


K1000. K1000. Deception into self-injury. Japanese: Ikeda; Indonesia: DeVries’s list Nos. 9 – 20.
K1010. K1010. Deception through false doctoring. Type 1136; Chinese: Graham.
K1010.1. K1010.1. Remedy: covering with dry leaves. Victim burned up. (Cf. K1013.2.) Africa (Wakweli): Bender 88f.
K1011. K1011. Eye-remedy. Under pretence of curing eyesight the trickster blinds the dupe. (Often with a glowing mass thrust into the eye.) *Type 1135; *BP III 375; **Hackman Polyphemsage; *Herbert III 40ff.; Hervieux IV 204 No. 29; Icelandic: Boberg; Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: Thompson-Balys; Africa (Ibo, Nigeria): Basden 140.
K1011.1. K1011.1. Fool deceived into curing headache by removing his eyes. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
K1011.2. K1011.2. Ashes as remedy for sore eyes. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1012. K1012. Making the dupe strong. The false doctor injures him.
K1012.1. K1012.1. Making the dupe strong – by castration. *Types 153, 1133.
K1012.2. K1012.2. Making the dupe strong – by scalding. *Type 1134.
K1013. K1013. False beauty-doctor. The trickster pretends to make the dupe beautiful. Injures him. *Cosquin Études 385ff.; India: *Thompson-Balys; Chinese: Graham; Indonesia: DeVries‘s list Nos. 73, 74; Eskimo (Bering Strait): Nelson RBAE XVIII 467; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 352 n. 271, (California): Gayton and Newman 83; Africa (Ekoi): Talbot 387, (Kaffir): Theal 99, (Wute): Sieber ZsES XII 69f., 172.
K1013.1. K1013.1. Making the beard golden: ”such a one“. A man named ”Such a one“ persuades an ogre to have his beard gilded. He covers it with tar and leaves the ogre caught to the tar-kettle. The ogre with his tar-kettle wanders about and asks everyone, ”Have you seen such a one?“ *Type 1138.
K1013.2. K1013.2. ”Painting“ on the haycock. The fox persuades the wolf to lie on the hay in order to be painted. He sets fire to it. *Type 8; *Dh IV 239; *Krohn Bär (Wolf) und Fuchs (JSFO VI) 67ff.; American Negro: Harris Friends 60 ff. No. 8.
K1013.2.1. K1013.2.1. Making wife beautiful by burning her. S. A. Indian (Chiriguano): Métraux RMLP XXXIII 175; Africa (Cameroon): Rosenhuber 79.
K1013.2.2. K1013.2.2. Burning children on promise of giving them fawn’s beautiful spots. N. A. Indian (Zuñi): Benedict II 344.
K1013.3. K1013.3. ”Painting“ with a red hot iron. *Type 152*; Russian: Andrejev No. 152.
K1013.4. K1013.4. Trickster to give wings to tiger. Wounds him fatally. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1013.5. K1013.5. False hair-restorer injures patient. India: *Thompson-Balys.
K1013.6. K1013.6. Trick: breaking legs for prowess in dancing (or for swiftness). N. A. Indian (Zuñi): Benedict II 344.
K1014. K1014. Pepper given as ointment for burns. (Cf. K1045.) Japanese: Ikeda; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Friends 69ff. No. 9.
K1014.1. K1014.1. Pepper up noses as remedy. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1014.2. K1014.2. Pepper rubbed on injured skin. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1015. K1015. False remedy for toothache.
K1015.1. K1015.1. Biting on stone given as remedy for toothache. Teeth injured. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1015.2. K1015.2. Leopard wants teeth filed: large stone dropped from tree knocks all leopard‘s teeth out. Africa (Cameroon): Lederbogen 63.
K1016. K1016. Beetles and barley introduced into wounds on pretence of healing them. Irish myth: Cross.
K1017. K1017. Feeling pulse: doctor severs arteries instead. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1018. K1018. Hare flatters other animals into letting it bite off their ears. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1020. K1020. Deception into disastrous attempt to procure food.
K1021. K1021. The tail fisher. The bear is persuaded to fish with his tail through a hole in the ice. When he is attacked and tries to escape, he loses his tail. *Type 2; *BP II 111; *Dh IV 219; Krohn Bar (Wolf) und Fuchs (JSFO VI) 26ff.; *Fb ”ræv“ III 113b, ”bjørn“ IV 43a, ”ulv“ III 971a. – Lappish: Qvigstad Lappiske Eventyr II 3, III 3; Japanese: Ikeda; Korean: Zong in-Sob 159 No. 69; Eskimo (Mackenzie Area): Jenness 44; N. A. Indian: Thompson CColl II 438; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Remus 120 No. 25, Nights 113 No. 21, (Pennsylvania): Parsons JAFL XXX 214, (Virginia): Smiley JAFL XXXII 361, (South Carolina): Parsons JAFL XXXIV 12.
K1021.1. K1021.1. Tail buried (hair tied). Dupe bound fast and then attacked. Spanish: Espinosa III Nos. 199 – 201, 204; India: *Thompson-Balys; Indonesia: DeVries’s list Nos. 35, 88; N. A. Indian (Hupa): Goddard U Cal I 154ff., Kroeber JAFL XXI 224; Africa (Zulu): Callaway 6, 358, (Kaffir): Theal 110, 183, (Basuto): Jacottet 20 No. 2, (Ila, Rhodesia): Smith and Dale II 385f., (Hottentot): Bleek I No. 1, (Thonga): Junod 217; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Nights 339 No. 59; Jamaica: Beckwith MAFLS XVII *241 No. 14, 233f.; West Indies: Flowers 533.
K1021.1.1. K1021.1.1. Hair tied to basket so that dupe kills self when she throws basket down. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1021.2. K1021.2. Basket tied to wolf‘s tail and filled with stones. Wolf is persuaded that it is filled with fish. Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 28 No. 2, Espinosa III Nos. 199 – 204, 209, 211, 223, Espinosa Jr. Nos. 3. 4.
K1021.3. K1021.3. Bear persuaded to slide down rock. Wears off tail. American Negro (Georgia): Harris Nights 113 No. 21.
K1022. K1022. Dupe persuaded to steal food: cannot escape.
K1022.1. K1022.1. Wolf overeats in the cellar (smokehouse). Cannot escape through the entrance hole. *Type 41; *BP II 109, IV 318; *Dh IV 232; *Chauvin III 45; Wienert FFC LVI 60 (ET 226); Halm Aesop No. 31; *Graf FFC XXXVIII 71ff.; Herbert III 374 No. 11; Fb ”ulv“ III 971a. – Italian Novella: *Rotunda; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 21; N. A. Indian: Thompson CColl II 438; Africa: Frobenius Atlantis XII 291, 327, (Wachaga): Gutmann 188.
K1022.1.1. K1022.1.1. Jackal eating into elephant’s dead body becomes a prisoner when it dries up; is released when storm moistens hide. Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 1131.
K1022.2. K1022.2. Wolf tied to cow‘s horns. The fox ties one end of the rope around the wolf’s neck, the other to the cow they intend to eat. The cow drags the wolf to the house where the man skins it. Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 29 No. 47C*, Espinosa III No. 208.
K1022.2.1. K1022.2.1. Water-monster, trying to pull horse into water, is dragged to house where he begs for his life and is spared. Japanese: Ikeda.
K1022.3. K1022.3. Bear throws hens to the fox, falls from the roof-beam, and is beaten. Type 3B*.
K1022.4. K1022.4. Wolf brings cake from the window-sill. He imitates the fox in so doing, but rings a bell, so that he is beaten. Type 160***.
K1022.5. K1022.5. Turtle induced to rob in a man‘s garden. Indonesia: DeVries’s list No. 18.
K1022.5.1. K1022.5.1. Otter persuaded to rob: beaten. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1022.6. K1022.6. Fox eats cake: gets brass pot caught on neck. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1022.7. K1022.7. Thieving wolf persuaded to stick head through handle of jar of wine so as to be able to carry it off and also sing. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1023. K1023. Getting honey from the wasp-nest. The dupe is stung. Type 49; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 1637*; Mexican: Espinosa JAFL XXIV 419ff.; Chinese: Graham; Indonesia: Coster-Wijsman 38 No. 26; N. A. Indian (Menomini): Skinner JAFL XXVI 75; Africa (Basuto): Jacottet 44ff.; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Nights 51 No. 10, 83 No. 16, Remus 135 No. 28, (Virginia): Parsons JAFL XXXV 274.
K1023.1. K1023.1. Dupe allowed to guard ”king’s drum“: it is a wasp nest. India: *Thompson-Balys; Java: Dixon 188 n. 5; cf. DeVries‘s list No. 12.
K1023.1.1. K1023.1.1. Dupe allowed to guard ”king‘s girdle“: it is a snake, which bites him. Indonesia: *DeVries’s list No. 10.
K1023.2. K1023.2. Dupe persuaded to pick up biting ants. Africa (Angola): Chatelain 161, 163.
K1023.3. K1023.3. Dupe persuaded to sit on ant hole. Hindquarters eaten. India: *Thompson-Balys.
K1023.4. K1023.4. Animal made to believe sound of swarming bees is that of her children singing in school. Rushes to water to relieve stings and is drowned. Africa (Suto): Jacottet I 36ff. No. 5.
K1023.5. K1023.5. Dupe induced to strike at bee‘s nest: badly bitten. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1024. K1024. Beginning with the smallest. Animals are to eat one another up to avoid starvation. The fox persuades them to start with the smallest. *Type 20; *Krohn Bär (Wolf) und Fuchs (JSFO VI) 81ff.
K1025. K1025. Eating his own entrails. The fox persuades the wolf to do so. *Type 21; Krohn Bär (Wolf) und Fuchs (JSFO VI) 85; India: Thompson-Balys.
K1025.1. K1025.1. The fox suggests eating his own brains. The wolf, wanting to get brains, strikes his head against a tree. Lithuanian: Balys Index No. *21A.
K1025.2. K1025.2. Tiger persuaded to eat own eyes. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1026. K1026. Dupe imitates trickster’s thefts and is caught. *Types 1 (and notes to K371.1.), 66**; Japanese: Ikeda; Africa (Ibo, Nigeria): Basden 274.
K1032. K1032. Dupe made to sit on hot stone. Chinese: Graham.
K1032.1. K1032.1. Jackal persuaded to come to fireplace for food. Burns self. (Cf. K955.) India: Thompson-Balys.
K1033. K1033. Hot porridge in the ogre‘s throat. He is tricked into burning his throat. *Type 1131.
K1034. K1034. Dupe persuaded to climb rope for food: rope breaks. Africa (Hottentot): Bleek 7 No. 3, 9 No. 4, (Kaffir): Theal 190; American Negro: Harris Nights 45.
K1035. K1035. Stone (hard fruit) thrown into greedy dupe’s mouth. India: Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Anesaki 330; Africa (Hottentot): Bleek 10 No. 4, (Ila, Rhodesia): Smith and Dale II 387 No. 13.
K1036. K1036. Trickster pretends to give dupe magic power to produce food. Injures him. Chinese: Graham.
K1036.1. K1036.1. Dupe told he can get meat by putting hand up animal‘s anus: animal drags him. (Cf. K952.1, K1022.1.1.) India: Thompson-Balys.
K1036.1.1. K1036.1.1. Jackal puts head in anus of sham-dead camel: caught and punished. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1038. K1038. Dupe injures self on fence of thorns surrounding food-plants. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1040. K1040. Dupe otherwise persuaded to voluntary self-injury.
K1041. K1041. Borrowed feathers. Dupe lets himself be carried aloft by bird and dropped. *Type 225; *Parsons JAFL XXXI 218 n. 1; *Fb ”ræv“ III 114a; Herbert III 37ff.; *Dh IV 269; Wienert FFC LVI *46 (ET 51), 50 (ET 98), 93 (ST 63), *123 (ST 320); Halm Aesop No. 419; Gaster Oldest Stories 82. – Spanish: Espinosa III Nos. 218 – 220, Espinosa Jr. Nos. 21 – 23; India: *Thompson-Balys; Indonesia: DeVries’s list Nos. 70, 108; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 294 n. 80, Thompson CColl II 449, (Klikitat): Jacobs U Wash II 30; Africa (Ila, Rhodesia): Smith and Dale II 373 No. 23; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Remus 103 No. 21, (Virginia): Bacon and Parsons JAFL XXXV 263.
K1041.1. K1041.1. Flight by putting on bird feathers. Dupe falls. Spanish Exempla: Keller; India: Thompson-Balys; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 295 n. 80.
K1042. K1042. Water bird takes dupe to sea: shakes him off into water. *Type 226; *Fb ”and“ IV 12b; Indonesia: DeVries‘s list No. 69, Dixon 193 *n. 20.
K1042.1. K1042.1. Elephant offers to let chameleon hold on to his tail: it is oiled and chameleon falls off. Africa (Cameroon): Mansfield 225.
K1043. K1043. Dupe induced to eat sharp (stinging, bitter) fruit. India: *Thompson-Balys; Indonesia: DeVries’s list No. 13; Philippine: Fansler MAFLS XII 376.
K1043.1. K1043.1. Monkey ”shares“ ointment with tiger: produces sores. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1043.2. K1043.2. Dupe persuaded to eat stones. Korean: Zong in-Sob 158 No. 69; Africa (Cameroon): Meinhof 77.
K1044. K1044. Dupe induced to eat filth (dung). Irish myth: Cross; Italian Novella: Rotunda; Indonesia: DeVries’s list No. 15; Marquesas: Handy 110; Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 442; West Indies: Flowers 533.
K1044.1. K1044.1. Dupe induced to drink urine. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
K1045. K1045. Dupe persuaded to oversalt (overpepper) food. Africa (Ekoi): Talbot 197.
K1045.1. K1045.1. Dupe fed oversalted food. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1045.2. K1045.2. Dupe persuaded to rub salt on wounds. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1046. K1046. Dupe persuaded to scald self with hot water in order to learn languages. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
K1047. K1047. The bear bites the seemingly dead horse‘s tail. Is dragged off by the horse. *Type 47A; *BP III 75; Dh IV 235; Krohn Bär (Wolf) und Fuchs (JSFO VI) 70; Spanish: Espinosa III Nos. 163 – 7, 172 – 4; Korean: Zong in-Sob 105 No. 56; N. A. Indian (Chickasaw): Speck JAFL XXVI 292; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Nights 8 No. 2, 208 No. 36.
K1051. K1051. Diving for sheep. Dupe persuaded that sheep have been lost in river. *Type 1535; *BP II 1ff.; *Parsons MAFLS XV (1) 51; Köhler-Bolte I 91, 190; India: *Thompson-Balys; Korean: Zong in-Sob 105 No. 56; Indonesia: Coster-Wijsman 26 No. 5.
K1051.1. K1051.1. Dupe induced to dive for alleged jewels. Type 1535; India: *Thompson-Balys; Africa (Vai): Klingenheben ZsES XVI 102ff. No. 8, (Madagascar): Renel II 89ff. No. 83.
K1051.2. K1051.2. Diving for clothes. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1051.3. K1051.3. Diving to become strong. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1052. K1052. Dragon attacks own image in mirror. Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 40 No. 300; Japanese: Ikeda.
K1054. K1054. Robber persuaded to climb down moonbeam. A man hearing a robber enter tells his wife aloud that he always makes a prayer and then enters the house by climbing down a moonbeam. The thief tries it and falls. *Chauvin II 84, IX 31 No. 22; *Wesselski Hodscha Nasreddin I 231 No. 81; *Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 628; Günter 104 and note 226; Krappe Bulletin Hispanique XXXIX 21; Bødker Exempler 274 No. 10; Spanish Exempla: Keller; Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
K1055. K1055. Dupe persuaded to get into grass in order to learn new dance. Grass set on fire. Korean: Zong in-Sob 158f. No. 69; Africa (Ibo, Nigeria): Thomas 94.
K1055.1. K1055.1. Crocodile hides in strawstack and is burned to death. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1056. K1056. Dupe allowed to guard ”king‘s litter“: sticks in mud. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1057. K1057. Gun as tobacco pipe. The trickster gives the ogre the gun to smoke. *Type 1157; *Fb ”tobak“ III 814a.
K1058. K1058. Deer persuaded to butt head into tree. Kills himself. N. A. Indian (Catawba): Speck JAFL XXVI 324 No. 2.
K1058.1. K1058.1. Serpent‘s jewel is covered with spiked helmet so that when he tries to recover it he strikes and is spiked to death. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1061. K1061. Dupe digs till he dies of exhaustion. Rabbit entertains the wolf with his antics until the rabbit’s wife can change to another hole. The wolf continues to dig. Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 31 No. 72A*.
K1062. K1062. Dupe persuaded to transform self into animal. Cannot change back. Chinese: Graham.
K1064. K1064. Man dupes animals into turning their tongues upside down. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1065. K1065. Duck persuades cock to cut off his crest and spurs. The cat attacks the duck, who cries, ”peace, gentlemen, peace!“ Spanish: Boggs FFC XC 36 No. 208*.
K1066. K1066. Dupe induced to incriminate himself. Taught incriminating song or persuaded to wear incriminating clothes. Africa (Nigeria): Tremearne FL XXI 489 No. 20; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Nights 69 No. 13, (Virginia): Smiley JAFL XXXII 366; Jamaica: Beckwith MAFLS XVII 235; Bahama: Parsons MAFLS XIII 70 No. 33; West Indies: Flowers 534.
K1068. K1068. Trickster teaches a dupe a strange language.
K1068.1. K1068.1. The laborer teaches his master birds’ talk. Puts him in a sack and beats him. Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 2443*.
K1068.2. K1068.2. Teaching Latin. Cuts off tip of pupil‘s tongue or orders him to lick cold iron – pupil injures himself. Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 2444*.
K1071. K1071. Peas strewn on stairs so that person will slip. BP II 57 n. 2; India: Thompson-Balys.
K1072. K1072. Fairy induces hero to dive into lake which makes person old. Irish myth: Cross.
K1074. K1074. Dupe tricked into sitting on hot iron. India: *Thompson-Balys.
K1075. K1075. Fox persuades bear to lie in the haycock and wait for sheep. He sets fire to the hay. (Cf. K1013.2.) Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges.
K1076. K1076. Dupe tricked into breaking tabu by lying. Irish myth: Cross.
K1077. K1077. Men tricked into bathing in ”disease-water“. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1078. K1078. Dupe sleeps on the ”king‘s bed“: falls into well beneath and dies. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1080. K1080. Persons duped into injuring each other. Icelandic: Boberg.
K1081. K1081. Blind men duped into fighting. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
K1081.1. K1081.1. Blind men duped into fighting: money to be divided. Trickster says that he is giving one of them money to be divided with the others. Gives it to none. They quarrel and fight. (Cf. K1883.6.) *Wesselski Gonnella 126 No. 21; *Bédier Fabliaux 447; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 1577*; Russian: Andrejev No 1577I*; Italian Novella: *Rotunda.
K1081.1.1. K1081.1.1. ”I don’t believe you have a gold coin.“ Trickster handed money by each of four blind beggars, each thinking that member of group speaks. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1081.2. K1081.2. Blind men duped into fighting: stolen meat. The trickster steals one piece of meat. The blind accuse each other and fight. Italian Novella: Rotunda; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 298 n. 89; Africa (Ibo, Nigeria): Thomas 82, 124.
K1081.3. K1081.3. Blind men duped into fighting: strings leading to water removed. Fb ”snor“; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 298 n. 89.
K1082. K1082. Ogres (large animals, sharp-elbowed women) duped into fighting each other. Trickster strikes one so that he thinks the other has done it. *Type 1640; BP I 148ff.; Köhler-Bolte I 565; French Canadian: Barbeau JAFL XXIX 20; Greek: Fox 112 (Jason); India: Thompson-Balys; Korean: Zong in-Sob 175 No. 75; Indonesia: DeVries‘s list Nos. 42, 43, 44; Eskimo (Mackenzie area): Jenness 44; Koryak: Jochelson JE VI 37, 376; N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 327 n. 181; Africa: Weeks Jungle 39ff.
K1082.0.1. K1082.0.1. Enemies duped into fighting each other. India: *Thompson-Balys.
K1082.1. K1082.1. Missile thrown among enemies causes them to fight one another. DeVries Tijdschrift voor Nederlandsche Taal- en Letterkunde XLVII 73; Icelandic: Boberg; Greek: Frazer Apollodorus I 317 n. 1; Indonesia: De Vries’s list No. 286.
K1082.2. K1082.2. Object thrown into air causes enemies to fight over it. Norse: Hdwb. d. Märchens I 440a n. 287.
K1082.3. K1082.3. Bird lighting on the heads of group of men causes them to kill one another with blows on the head. Cheremis: Sebeok-Nyerges; India: Thompson-Balys.
K1083. K1083. Undesignated present starts quarrel for its possession. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1084. K1084. Liar brings about fight between dupes. Irish myth: Cross; India: *Thompson-Balys; West Indies: Flowers 535.
K1084.1. K1084.1. Trickster tells lies to fishes and causes them to fight. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 304 n. 109j.
K1084.1.1. K1084.1.1. Jackal tells tales so as to get buffalo and tiger to kill each other; feeds on the meat. India: Thompson-Balys; Buddhist myth: Malalasekera II 823.
K1084.2. K1084.2. Liar brings enmity between friends. Wesselski Märchen 195; Africa (Fang): Tessman 68ff.
K1084.3. K1084.3. Trickster attempts to bring friends to fight. (Plans that one kill the other.) Irish myth: *Cross.
K1084.4. K1084.4. Calumniators try to bring friendly kings to fight, but fail at last. Icelandic: Boberg.
K1085. K1085. Woman makes trouble between man and wife: the hair from his beard. She tells the wife to increase her husband’s love by cutting a hair from his beard. Also tells the husband that his wife will try to cut his throat. He kills his wife. *Type 1353; *Wesselski Märchen 194; Chauvin II 158 No. 42, 195 No. 20; *Wesselski Mönchslatein 27 No. 22; *Prato Zs. f. Vksk. IX 189ff., 311ff.; Herbert III 399; Hilka Neue Beiträge zur Erzählungslit. d. Mittelalters 19 No. 17; Scala Celi 109b No. 610; Krappe Bulletin Hispanique XXXIX 48; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
K1085.1. K1085.1. Woman makes trouble between man and wife (to lick husband‘s body). India: Thompson-Balys.
K1085.2. K1085.2. Woman makes trouble between man and wife: to keep certain rendezvous. India: *Thompson-Balys.
K1086. K1086. Woman induces men to fight over her and kill each other. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1087. K1087. Falsified message brings about a war. Irish myth: Cross; Welsh: MacCulloch Celtic 191; Icelandic: Herrmann Saxo II 361ff., Boberg.
K1087.0.1. K1087.0.1. Men disrobe and report they have been attacked: bring about war. Irish myth: Cross.
K1087.1. K1087.1. Message falsified to bring about death of lovers. Irish myth: *Cross.
K1088. K1088. Dissension aroused in army by casting suspicion on general. A general destroys everything except what belongs to the general of the enemy. Thus he brings about suspicion that the two leaders are in league. Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 539.
K1092. K1092. Brothers duped into killing each other by slander that one of them is father to the other’s child. Icelandic: Boberg.
K1093. K1093. Goddess arouses heroes‘ jealousy and eternal fighting. Icelandic: MacCulloch Eddic 123, Herrmann Saxo II 361ff., Boberg.
K1094. K1094. Treacherous counselor persuades king’s son to woo his father‘s young bride whom he is sent to get, and as he tells the king that he is her lover both are killed. Icelandic: *Boberg.
K1094.1. K1094.1. God persuades hero to substitute a false bride for his father; this results in a fight where the son kills the father. Icelandic: Boberg.
K1110. K1110. Deceptions into self injury-miscellaneous.
K1111. K1111. Dupe puts hand (paws) into cleft of tree (wedge, vise). *Type 38; *BP I 68, II 99 n. 1; Chauvin II 86 No. 20, III 77; Dh IV 231ff.; *Pauli (ed. Bolte) Nos. 18, 250; India: Thompson-Balys; Indonesia: DeVries‘s list No. 64; New Britain: Dixon 195 n. 30; N. A. Indian (Tepoztlan): Boas JAFL XXV 247 No. 2; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Nights 33 No. 7.
K1111.0.1. K1111.0.1. Dupe wishing to learn to play fiddle has finger caught in cleft of tree. *Type 151, 1159; *BP I 68; Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 1147A*.
K1111.0.1.1. K1111.0.1.1. Dupe wishing to learn to play flute puts tongue in split bamboo. Java: Dixon 188 n. 4.
K1111.1. K1111.1. Ogre‘s (dwarf’s) beard caught fast. *Types 1160, 426; BP III 259; Grimm No. 4 (type 326), 161 (type 426).
K1111.2. K1111.2. Dupe caught in crack in ground. Dies. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1111.3. K1111.3. Ogre helps tortoise who snaps jaws to and catches him. Africa (Fang): Tessman 16.
K1112. K1112. Bending the tree. Hero bends tree over but when he catches breath the tree shoots him to the sky. *Type 1051; BP III 333.
K1112.1. K1112.1. Tree becomes light (after all honey has been collected from nests), springs back and kills tribe‘s enemies. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1113. K1113. Abandonment on stretching tree. A man is induced to get into a tree which magically shoots upward. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 332 n. 199, (California): Gayton and Newman 70, 78; Africa (Jaunde): Nekes 236, (Benga): Nassau 176 No. 23.
K1113.1. K1113.1. Dupe persuaded to climb tall tree. Falls. American Negro (Georgia): Harris Nights 357 No. 63.
K1114. K1114. Fox rings the bell. The bear eats a horse which has a bell tied around its neck. The fox rings the bell and gets blamed. Type 40*; Russian: Andrejev No. 40.
K1115. K1115. The oath on the iron. The trickster takes an oath by touching iron (a trap). The dupe imitates but hits the iron so hard that he gets caught. *Type 44; *Köhler-Bolte I 408f.
K1115.1. K1115.1. Animal gets bait from trap by luring another animal into it. Lithuanian: Balys Index No. 35*; Prussian: Plenzat 6; Russian: Andrejev No. 30*; Africa (Hausa): Mischlich Lehrbuch der Hausa-Sprache (Berlin, 1911) 111f. No. 1.
K1116. K1116. Dupe induced to sit on sharp stones (concealed as soft seat). India: Thompson-Balys.
K1117. K1117. Ogre induced to sit on reversed harrow. Type 1059*.
K1121. K1121. Wolf (lion) approaches too near to horse: kicked in face. *Type 47B; *BP III 77; *Baum MLN XXXVII 350ff.; Crane Vitry 147f. No. 33, 197 No. 152.
K1121.1. K1121.1. Wolf (lion) as sham doctor looks at horse‘s foot: kicked in face. *Baum MLN XXXVII 350; Herbert III 13; *Crane Vitry 197 No. 152; Bolte Zs. f. Vksk. IX 87; *Wesselski Märchen 250 No. 58; Spanish Exempla: Keller.
K1121.2. K1121.2. Sow kicks wolf into stream when he comes close to baptize her pigs. Thus she saves them from him. Spanish Exempla: Keller.
K1125. K1125. Dupe tries to dig up alleged treasure buried in ant hill: bitten by snake and killed. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1132. K1132. Peter receives the blows twice. Peter and Christ are sleeping in the same bed. The drunken host returns home and beats Peter, who thereupon changes places with Christ. The host then comes in to beat the other lodger and beats Peter again. *Type 791; *BP III 451 n. 1; *Fb ”Sankt Peder“ III 164a; Zs. f. Vksk. XXXVII 130; *Bolte Zs f. vgl. Littgsch. VII 454; Icelandic: Sveinsson FFC LXXXIII No. 791; Lithuanian: Balys Legends No. 72; Africa: Frobenius Atlantis VII 60f.
K1141. K1141. Dupe persuaded to throw away his knife. Later must go hungry because he has no knife to cut the meat. Africa (Benga): Nassau 86 No. 4, (Ila, Rhodesia): Smith and Dale II 381 No. 6, (Kaffir): Theal 106, (Thonga): Junod 220; West Indies: Flowers 535.
K1151. K1151. The lying goat. A father sends his sons one after the other to pasture the goat. The goat always declares that he has had nothing to eat. The father angrily sends his sons from home and learns, when he himself tries to pasture the goat, that he has been deceived. *Type 212; *BP I 346.
K1155. K1155. Casual words uttered by dupe used to cheat him of his property. A miser is persuaded by his servant to fast nine days. He calls out on the fifth day ”the half“ and on the ninth ”the whole“. She makes people believe that he is making his will and giving everything to her. It is so ordered. Danish: Kristensen Jyske Folkeminder VII No. 30.
K1161. K1161. Animals hidden in various parts of a house attack owner with their characteristic powers and kill him when he enters. *Types 130, 210; **Aarne FFC XI; *BP I 75, 135; *Hoebel JAFL LIV 1ff.; Missouri French: Carrière; India: *Thompson-Balys; Japanese: Ikeda, Anesaki 331; Korean: Zong in-Sob 160 No. 70; Indonesia: DeVries’s list No. 99.
K1162. K1162. Man persuaded to go to store with scythe. Is tied up as madman. Italian Novella: Rotunda.
K1165. K1165. Secret learned by intoxicating dupe. Penzer V 1f. 3 n. 1; Siberian: Holmberg Siberian 363.
K1166. K1166. Plot to induce king to commit a crime. His line thus will forfeit succession. Irish myth: Cross.
K1171. K1171. Dupe tricked in race into falling into a pit. *Type 30.
K1172. K1172. Falling beam in cave kills travelers lured within. Hawaii: Beckwith Myth 344.
K1175. K1175. Minister dupes raja into entering body of dead parrot, then enters rajah‘s body. India: Thompson-Balys.
K1177. K1177. Dupe deceived concerning the thunder; finally killed by it. The dupe has asked the trickster to tell him when it thunders. *Type 1148A; Estonian, Finnish, Swedish, Latvian, Lithuanian: *Balys Tautosakos Darbai VI 13 – 26. Cf. N. A. Indian: *Thompson Tales 327 n. 179.
K1178. K1178. Sheep makes fox believe that the hunter is a priest, the dog his servant, etc. Lithuanian: Balys Index 140*.
K1181. K1181. Hot tin under the horse‘s tail. The smith promises to make the horse wild. The numskull on the horse’s back. *Type 1142; *Wesselski Hodscha Nasreddin I 224 No. 64.
K1182. K1182. Rat leaves serpent behind, through spared to rescue him. The two are imprisoned together in a sevenfold cloth covering. The serpent refrains from eating the rat so that the latter can gnaw the cloth for them. The rat gnaws his own way out and leaves the serpent. Köhler-Bolte I 535.
K1183. K1183. Tiger persuaded to cross river carrying vat rim-upwards. Trickster fills it with stones and tiger loses it. India: Thompson-Balys.

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