300-399 Supernatural Adversaries
300-749 TALES OF MAGIC
I. Contract with Devil. A smith has made a contract with the devil so that in return for becoming a master-smith he is to belong to the devil after a certain time. II. Receipt of Magic Object. (a) The Lord (St. Peter) visits the smith and teaches…
The Savior and Peter; the three wishes; cf. Type 750. Sticking to the bench, to the apple tree, etc. The smith is admitted neither into heaven nor hell. See analysis: I; II a, b, c, d; III a; IV a, b.
The smith hammers on the knapsack. The devil flees to an island, whither his adversary comes, or the latter is admitted into neither heaven nor hell. See analysis: II (a), (b), e; III a; IV a, b, (c).
Grant of magic pack of cards. Devil defeated and heaven entered with these. See analysis: II b, f; IV d, e.
Magic pear tree on which Death is caught. Misère must remain on earth. See analysis: II a, b, c; III a; IV a, b, f. Cf. Type 1186*.
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