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Aarne-Thompson-Uther Classification of Folk Tales

622: The Talking Bed-Legs

      560-649 Magic Objects

            300-749 TALES OF MAGIC

The king purchases a bed. During the night the legs of the bed speak and warn him of dangers or assist in other ways. [D1154.1.1, D1317.11, D1380.12, D1402.17, D1610.17.1, N454.1]. - Cf. Franklin Edgerton Vikrama's Adventures or the Thirty-Two Tales…


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