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Nix Nought Nothing
English Fairy Tales Collected by Joseph Jacobs: http://bit.ly/35WYndM
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“Nix Nought Nothing” is a fairy tale included in Joseph Jacobs’s anthology, English Fairy Tales.
A queen gave birth to a son while the king was away, and not wanting to christen him until his father returned, decreed that he should be called Nix Nought Nothing until that time. The king was gone for a long time, and Nix Nought Nothing grew into a boy. As the king journeyed home, a giant offered to help him over a river in return for “Nix Nought Nothing,” and the king, not knowing that he had a son by this name, agreed. When he learned what he had done, the king tried to give the giant the hen-wife’s son, and then the gardener’s son, but both of the boys betrayed their origin, and the giant killed them. In the end the royal couple had to give the prince to the giant….
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