Hundreds of sheep to be carried over stream one at a time, endless quacking of geese, etc. The wording of the tale so arranged as to continue indefinitely.

Result count: 21
  1. An Old Story

    There was once a king who was very fond of stories. He said he would give his daughte in marriage to whomever would tell him a story that would last forever.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Patrick Murphy
    Informant
    Mr Murphy
  2. Scéal

    Language
    Irish
    Informant
    (name not given)
    Age
    70
    Occupation
    feirmeoir
  3. (no title)

    There was once a rich man and he had a daughter and he said he would give his daughter to any man who would tell him a story that would last for ever.

    Language
    English
    Collector
    Póilín Ní Annáin
    Age
    12
    Informant
    James Hannon
    Age
    50