…three Venetians discover gold oozing out of an alpine spring.
The ghosts of Bluebeard’s first five wives must take care of his beard. Héloise trims it, Eleanore brings a bucket of water, Isaure is busy brushing it, Rosalinde has plenty of soap, and Blanche wields the comb.
Once upon a time there lived a musician named Flurin who traveled from town to town playing his lute in the streets. It was a hard way to earn a living, and he was barely able to feed himself and his cat, Capunz.
After an especially long day, Flurin counted the coins in his hat and groaned.
“Master, master,” meowed Capunz. “Why not give me the lute to sell, for I have a plan, and pretty soon you’ll forget that you were ever poor or sad.”