Why, with that money he might have bought the whole of the town, and all the sugar pigs of all the s
tall-women there, together with all the tin soldiers, whips, and rocking-horses in the whole world! Yes, there was money, and no mistake!
So the soldier threw away all the silver pieces he had fil
led his pockets and his knapsack with, and took gold instead-and he filled not only his pockets and his knapsack, but his cap and his shoes so that he could hardly walk. Then he lifted the dog on to the chest again, banged the lid, an
d bawled up the tree, "Draw me up now, old witch!"
"Have you got the tinder box?" asked the witch.
"Oh!" cried the soldier. "I had clean forgotten it," and h
e went back and fetched it, The witch then drew him up, and he stood again on the highway, with his pockets, boots, knapsack, and cap crammed with gold.
"What are you going to do with this tinder box?" asked the sol
"That doesn't concern you," said the witch. "You've got your money, haven't you? Now give me the tinder box, that's all I want."
bbish!" said the soldier. "Will you tell me this instant what you want with it, or I'll draw my sword and cut your head off!"
"No," said the witch, "I won't!"
The soldier at once struck her head off, and there she lay. He then tied up all his money in her apron, slung it over his shoulder, put the tinder box in his pocket, and walked straight to the town.
「这不关你的事，」巫婆反驳他说。 「你得到钱了不是吗？ 现在只要把火绒盒交给我就可以了。」