Description

A nobleman asks a merchant, a farmer and a fisherman three questions and promises a reward. The merchant and the farmer give answers to flatter the nobleman and are wrong. The fisherman gives wise answers from his daughter and wins. The nobleman asks to meet his daughter and sets three puzzles for her. The daughter solves the puzzles when she meets him. The nobleman proposes to her and they are married, but the fisherman's daughter upsets him by meddling in his business. He banishes her but allows her to take what is most precious to her. When he is asleep she has servants carry him to her old home. He realises his foolishness and they remain happily married. Pages 24