School: An Gleann Garbh (roll number 2379)

Glengarriff, Co. Cork
Caoimhín Ó Séaghdha
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0279, Page 187

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  1. Once a fox wanted to go out to Bear Island. He thought of a good plan. At the same time two men came out to the main land to do some business. While they were away the fox went down near the boat and he pretended to be dead. When the men came to the boat they saw the fox near the boat. They thought that he was dead. They threw him into the
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    Folktales index
    AT0033: The Fox Plays Dead and is Thrown out of the Pit and Escapes