A long time ago there were a king and queen who said every day, "Ah, if only we had a child," but they never had one
The hare was once boasting of his speed before the other animals.
Once upon a time a woodsman and his wife lived in a little house in the forest. They were poor but very happy. They loved each other very much.
The Sun and the Moon lived in a cave. No light of the Sun or Moon came out of the cave. Only the stars shone in the sky.
Once upon a time... there lived an unhappy young girl. Unhappy she was, for her mother was dead, her father had married another woman, a widow with two daughters, and her stepmother didn`t like her one little bit.