Multilingual Folk Tale Database


Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

161: Peasant Betrays Fox by Pointing

      150-199 Wild Animals and Humans

            1-299 ANIMAL TALES

The peasant has hidden the fox in a basket, and promised not to tell. When the hunters come, he says, »The fox just went over the hill,« but points to the basket. [K2315].

Examples

AuthorYearCountryLanguageTitle
Aesop / George Fyler Townsend 1867 Greece English The Fox and the Woodcutter

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