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Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

475: The Man as Heater of Hells Kettle

      460-499 Supernatural Tasks

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

Bargain with the devil: seven years service without washing or combing. In the kettle in hell are his former masters. In payment he receives the sweepings which change into gold. The host at the inn robs him of his gold, but with the devil's help he…

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