Thomas Kinkade Clearing Storms painting
Thomas Kinkade Christmas Moonlight painting
Her own daughter, who was ugly as night, and had only one eye, reproached her and said, "A queen, that ought to have been my luck."
"Just be quiet," answered the old woman, and comforted her by saying, "when the time comes I shall be ready."
As time went on the queen had a pretty little boy, and it happened that the king was out hunting. So the old witch took the form of the chamber maid, went into the room where the queen lay, and said to her, "Come the bath is ready. It will do you good, and give you fresh strength. Make haste before it gets cold." Her daughter also was close by. So they carried the weakly queen into the bath-room, and put her into the bath. Then they shut the door and ran away. But in the bath-room they had made a fire of such hellish heat that the beautiful young queen was soon suffocated.
When this was done the old woman took her daughter, put a