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    Woodcutter Keep Secret

    Woodcutter Keep Secret       Once upon a time in the village near the river, a woodsman discovered a hoard of golden coins. Knowing well that his wife was a terrible chatterbox, he started to try thinking about the best way to keep his secret. Finally, he made some careful preparations. After he had some ideas, he went off to fetch his wife. (also read : Advice of Wise Merchant)       “Look! Look! Look my dear!” He shouted out suddenly, as they passed beneath a tree, “there’s a fish, a trout fish, my dear, growing on that branch.” He continued saying and pretended he just looked it for…

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    The Golden Butterfly

     The Golden Butterfly. Once upon a time there was a beautiful young princess. Her name was Kembang Melati. She lived with her old physician and many serving-women in a palace on the bank of a great river.  Meanwhile, on the other bank of the river, there lived a monarch of the rains, whose name was Raja Banjir. He  lived in his rainbow-colored palace on the other bank of the river. He could cause floods to appear at his will, and his tears made brooks and rivers swell. From his windows he could see the little princess weaving her bridal dress, and he could hear her singing…