Eleven Swans


The Wild Swansย is a literary fairy tale by Danish writer Hans Christian Andersen about a princess who rescues her eleven brothers from a spell cast by an evil queen. She has to knit eleven shirts, made from stinging nettles, to save her brothers, and she must also take a vow of silence until the job is done. Nearly two centuries old fairy tale crossed my mind when eleven swans crossed the seaside.



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  1. Harold Rhenisch May 5, 2017 — 22:13

    And one gull! ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  2. A princess who saves her 11 brothers. That is what is right with fairy tales ๐Ÿ˜‰ I hope the sea has been keeping you smiling and hearty.

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