en-fr  The fairy of the woods
La fée des bois (conte hongrois)
Il était une fois, une jeune fille qui vivait seule avec sa mère dans une pauvre ferme. Elle n'avait que deux chèvres et chaque matin, la fillette les emmenait dans une clairière des bois pour qu’elles y broutent. Pour toute nourriture, la fillette n'avait qu'un morceau de pain et pendant que ses bêtes paissaient, elle devait filer le lin pour ne pas perdre de temps à rêver. La vie était bien difficile mais la petite Maria était une enfant heureuse qui chantait et dansait sur le chemin. Elle chantait toute la journée en travaillant et rapportait le soir à sa mère un fuseau rempli de fil de lin.
Un jour, alors qu’elle était à filer et chanter une femme magnifique sortit de la forêt : - Aimes-tu danser Maria lui demanda-t-elle.
« Je pourrais danser tout au long du jour ! »
« Viens donc avec moi et je t’apprendrai... » Les oiseaux de la forêt se mirent alors à chanter sur les accords que soufflait le vent dans les branches... Elles dansèrent, dansèrent, dansèrent ; mais quand le soleil se coucha Maria réalisa que son fuseau n’était qu’à moitié rempli...« Es-tu malade ? » lui demanda sa mère.
- Je te promets de remplir le fuseau demain... Le lendemain, sur le chemin, elle ne dansait ni ne chantait plus.
- Aujourd’hui il n’est pas question que j’accompagne cette drôle de femme, s’était-elle promis.
Elle fila toute la matinée, mais lorsque ses rayons darta sur elle quand le soleil atteignit ses zenith, la dame apparu pour l’inviter à nouveau : - Je ne peux pas, répondit la fillette, j'ai trop de travail.
- Ne t’inquiète donc pas pour ça... . ."
Et elles dansèrent, dansèrent, dansèrent... A la tombée du jour Maria s’effondra en larmes voyant que son fuseau n’était pas plus avancé que la veille.
Alors la femme murmura quelques paroles et en un clignement d’œil il était comme si Maria avait travaillé durant la journée toute entière.
- Tisse mais jamais ne jure, lui dit-elle en tendant le fuseau. N’oublie pas, tisse mais jamais ne jure... . ."
Le lendemain la petite chantait et dansait à nouveau tout en cheminant avec ses deux chèvres vers la clairière. A midi la femme vint et les oiseaux chantèrent, et le vent souffla les accords... Et elles dansèrent, dansèrent, dansèrent... . .
Le soir, Maria reçut un petit coffret de bois.
- Ne regarde pas ce qui est à l’intérieur avant d’être rentrée chez toi... Mais bien sûr, en cours de route Maria ouvrit la boite et la trouva pleine de glands. En colère, elle en jeta une poignée sur le sol et rentra chez elle.
Sa mère l'attendait sur le pas de la porte : — Où as-tu trouvé ce fuseau d'hier ? J'ai tissé toute la matinée, mais peu importe la façon de filer que j'utilisais, l'écheveau ne desemplissait pas ! À la fin j'ai juré et tout à coup, le fuseau a disparu. . Il y a une sorte de sorcellerie derrière ça !
•Maria was then obliged to confess everything to her mother. •The dancing, the beautiful woman. . . "You have met the fairy of the woods," said her mother. •"She sometimes comes to dance with the young girls. •On the other hand, if she meets a man, she takes him to the depths of the forest and we never see him again" ... Maria showed her the box and when they opened it they saw that the remaining acorns were gold. "Fortunately you did not throw away all of them!
•The next day, the mother and the girl went to the place where Maria had thrown away the acorns. •But they discovered nothing, other than three splendid oak trees which had grown there during the night. •Those three oaks that can always be seen not far from there ... Maria never met the fairy of the woods again. •Her mother bought a new farm and the young girl continued to dance and sing throughout her days.
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The fairy of the woods (Hungarian tale).
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Once upon a time there was a young girl who lived alone with her mother in a poor farm.
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•she asked her.
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•"I could dance all day long!"
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asked her mother.
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•"Do not worry about that .
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•"Weave, but never swear," she said, holding out the spindle.
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•"Don't forget, weave, but never swear .
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•In the evening, Maria received a small wooden casket.
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•"Do not look inside before you get home" ...
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But of course, on the way Maria opened the box and found it to be full of acorns.
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•Annoyed, she threw a handful onto the ground and went home.
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•In the end I swore and all of a sudden, the spindle disappeared.
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.There is some sort of sorcery behind this!"
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•Maria was then obliged to confess everything to her mother.
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•The dancing, the beautiful woman.
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"You have met the fairy of the woods," said her mother.
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•"She sometimes comes to dance with the young girls.
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"Fortunately you did not throw away all of them!
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The fairy of the woods (Hungarian tale).
Once upon a time there was a young girl who lived alone with her mother in a poor farm. •She had only two goats, and the little girl brought them to a clearing every morning, so that they could graze there. •A piece of bread was all the little girl had to eat, and while her beasts were grazing, she had to spin flax so as not to lose time in daydreaming. •Life was very difficult but little Maria was a happy child who sang and danced on the way. •She sang all day long while she worked, and in the evening she brought her mother a spindle full of spun flax. 
•One day while she was spinning and singing, a beautiful woman came out of the forest: "Do you love to dance Maria?" •she asked her. 
•"I could dance all day long!" 
•"Come with me and I will teach you ..." The birds of the forest then began to sing with such force that created wind in the branches ... They danced and danced and danced; but when the sun went down Maria realised that her spindle was only half full ... "Are you sick?" asked her mother. 
•"I promise you to fill the spindle tomorrow ..." 
•The following day, on the way, she did not dance or sing anymore. 
•"Today there is no question of me accompanying this funny woman", she promised herself. 
•She span all morning, but when its rays fell upon her as the sun reached its zenith, the lady appeared and wanted to invite her anew: "I cannot," replied the girl, I have too much work". 
•"Do not worry about that . . ." 
•And they danced and danced and danced ... At dusk Maria dissolved into tears, seeing that her spindle was no fuller advanced than the day before. 
•Then the woman whispered a few words and in the wink of an eye, it was as if Maria had worked the whole day long. 
•"Weave, but never swear," she said, holding out the spindle. •"Don't forget, weave, but never swear . . ." 
•The next day the little girl sang and danced again on the way to the clearing with her two goats. •At midday, the woman came, the birds sang, and the wind blew the chords.... 
•And they danced and danced and danced . . . 
•In the evening, Maria received a small wooden casket. 
•"Do not look inside before you get home" ... But of course, on the way Maria opened the box and found it to be full of acorns. •Annoyed, she threw a handful onto the ground and went home.
•Her mother was waiting on the doorstep: "Where did you find that spindle from yesterday?•I wove the whole morning, but regardless of how much thread I used, the hank did not become empty! •In the end I swore and all of a sudden, the spindle disappeared. . .There is some sort of sorcery behind this!" 
•Maria was then obliged to confess everything to her mother. •The dancing, the beautiful woman. . . "You have met the fairy of the woods," said her mother. •"She sometimes comes to dance with the young girls. •On the other hand, if she meets a man, she takes him to the depths of the forest and we never see him again" ... Maria showed her the box and when they opened it they saw that the remaining acorns were gold. "Fortunately you did not throw away all of them! 
•The next day, the mother and the girl went to the place where Maria had thrown away the acorns. •But they discovered nothing, other than three splendid oak trees which had grown there during the night. •Those three oaks that can always be seen not far from there ... Maria never met the fairy of the woods again. •Her mother bought a new farm and the young girl continued to dance and sing throughout her days.