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Group No. 249


X. Humor

Group No.

X1100 – X1199

Group name

Lie: great hunters and fishermen


X1100. Lie: the remarkable hunter.
X1110. The wonderful hunt. (First ed. X921.) *Types 1890 – 1909; Wesselski MРґrchen 226f.; Indonesia: DeVries's list No. 312.
X1110.1. The unlucky hunt. (First ed. X921.0.1.) Indonesia: DeVries's list No. 313.
X1111. Hunter shoots ram-rod full of ducks. (First ed. X921.4.) Type 1894.
X1112. Hunter catches fish in boots while wading. (First ed. X921.5.) Type 1895.
X1114. Man lays bag by fencehole and all the hares run into it. (First ed. X921.11.) Type 1893.
X1114.1. Two hares run into each other and are caught. (First ed. X921.6.) Type 1895*.
X1114.2. Tiger lies in water with mouth open: cat drives fish in. India: Thompson-Balys.
X1115. Large bag of frozen raccoons taken by hunter. (Cf. X1130.3.) U.S.: Baughman.
X1115.1. The rabbit-catch: rabbits freeze feet fast to ice at night. (First ed. X921.2.) Type 1891.
X1116. The breathing tree. Hunter cuts down tree packed full of animals. The tree is so full of animals that a crack in tree opens as animals inhale, closes when they exhale. U.S.: *Baughman.
X1119. Miscellaneous stories of plentiful game.
X1119.1. Lie: thick flock of birds. U.S.: Baughman.
X1119.2. Lie: remarkable bag of deer. U.S.: *Baughman.
X1120. Lie: the great marksman. (Cf. F661.) U.S.: Baughman (X1120 and X981).
X1121. Lie: the great marksman's remarkable gun. U.S.: *Baughman.
X1122. Lie: hunter with remarkable marksmanship.
X1122.1. Lie: hunter shoots projectile great distance. England: Baughman.
X1122.2. Lie: person shoots many animals with one shot. Canada, U.S.: *Baughman.
X1122.3. Lie: ingenious person bends gun barrel to make spectacular shot. Canada, U.S.: *Baughman.
X1124. Lie: the hunter catches or kills game by ingenious or unorthodox method. (Cf. X1132.) Canada, U.S.: *Baughman.
X1124.1. Shooting off the leader's tail. (First ed. X921.8.) An old blind bear is being led by a young bear, whose tail the old bear has in his mouth. The hunter shoots off the young bear's tail and seizes it. Thus leads the old bear home. Pauli (ed. Bolte) No. 748; U.S.: *Baughman.
X1124.2. Hunter turns animal inside out. He reaches down animal's throat, grasps his tail, and turns him inside out. (First ed. X911.1.) Wesselski Bebel II 137 No. 115; U.S.: *Baughman.
X1124.3. Accidental discharge of gun kills much game. Gun kills a bird which falls on loose limb of tree, which falls on bear, etc., etc. (First ed. X921.1.) Type 1890; American Negro (Georgia): Harris Friends 154 No. 21.
X1124.3.1. Gunshot splits limb and catches feet of birds. Type 1890.
X1124.4. Hunting wolves with rod and line. (First ed. X921.7.) Type 1896*.
X1130. Lie: hunter's unusual experiences. Canada, U.S.: *Baughman.
X1130.1. Game rolls down hill in snow; snowball builds up around game, keeps it fresh and protected until used. U.S.: *Baughman.
X1130.2. Fruit tree grows from head of deer shot with fruit pits. Compare MСЊnchhausen (1944) 32 (cherry tree). Canada, U.S.: *Baughman; India: Thompson-Balys.
X1130.2.1. Tree grows out of horse and gives rider shade. (First ed. X923.) Fb trР III 868a.
X1130.3. Water of stream or lake freezes just as frogs jump into lake. The frogs are caught in the ice. Canada, U.S.: *Baughman.
X1132. Ingenious skinning of animal.
X1132.1. The nailed wolf's tail. Wolf's tail nailed to tree. Wolf runs away and leaves his skin hanging. (First ed. X922.) Type 1896; U.S.: *Baughman.
X1133. Lie: the hunter in danger.
X1133.1. Lie: man uses remarkable means of getting out of tree stump. Type 1900; U.S.: *Baughman.
X1133.2. Man escapes from bear by running for a long time, from summer to winter. Bear chases man in July; he finally crosses a river on the ice. The bear falls in or stops following (in December). U.S.: *Baughman.
X1133.3. Man in barrel grabs wolf by the tail and is drawn out of danger. (First ed. X911.) *Type 1875; KСhler-Bolte I 410; *Fb tС€nde III 935a, rР¶v III 114a.
X1133.3.1. Animal unwittingly puts tail into man's hands and is caught. India: *Thompson-Balys.
X1133.3.2. If the wolf's tail breaks. Trickster and companion are wolf hunting. The companion goes into the wolf hole. The wolf comes. The other catches the wolf by the tail and the wolf scratches dust into the companion's eyes. What a dust. – If the wolf's tail breaks, you will see another kind of dust! (First ed. X911.3.) Wesselski Hodscha Nasreddin I 216 No. 48; West Indies: Flowers 585.
X1133.4. Man escapes from bee's nest on bear's tail. (First ed. X911.2.) Type 1900.
X1133.5. Tigers stand on each other's heads trying to reach man in tree. His tears form a stream. India: Thompson-Balys.
X1150. Lies about fishing. (Cf. X1300.)
X1150.1. The great catch of fish. (First ed. X1022.) Type 1960C.
X1151. Lie: large number of fishermen in one spot. U.S.: Baughman.
X1153. Lie: fish caught by remarkable trick. U.S.: *Baughman.
X1154. Lie: unusual catch by fisherman.
X1154.1. Fisherman catches fish with amazing contents. Canada, U.S.: *Baughman.
X1154.1.1. Man catches fish with larger fish inside. U.S.: *Baughman.
X1156. Lie: other unusual methods of catching fish. U.S.: Baughman.
X1156.1. Lie: fish caught with another's cries. (First ed. X961.10.) Type 1930; BP III 244ff.

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