There was once a baron so rich and powerful that only the king himself was greater.
He was very fierce and warlike, and what he wished for, he took from rich and poor alike, and none was able to withstand him.
The baron had a very gentle and beautiful wife.
Often, she wept bitterly over the evil deeds her husband did in the world, but this, the baron never knew, for she was careful to hide her tears from him.
one day the lady was sitting beside a fountain in the gardens,and she was very sad. Presently she leaned her head on her hand and began to weep.
Suddenly the waters of the fountain were distured, and up from the midst of them arose the figure of a nixie or water spirit.
The lady was frightened at such a strange sight,but the nixie spoke to her gently and bade her not to be afraid.
"I". Said she."am the spirit who watches over the fortunes of a castle. I have come to tell you that within a year a child will be born to you--a little girl...
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