Aarne-Thompson-Uther (ATU) - Types of Folktales

73: Blinding the Guard

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The rabbit, imprisoned in a hollow tree, induces his guard to look up at him. He spits tobacco juice into the guard's eyes and blinds the guard, and thus effects his escape.

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External Examples

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Tricking All the Kings 73 African-American Internet Archive

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