Tom Thumb is a character of English folklore. The History of Tom Thumb was published in 1621, and was the first fairy tale printed in English. Tom is no bigger than his father's thumb, and his adventures include being swallowed by a cow, tangling with giants, and becoming a favourite of King Arthur
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Tom Thumb is a character of English folklore. Tom is no bigger than his father's thumb, and his adventures include being swallowed by a cow, tangling with giants, and becoming a favourite of King Arthur. The earliest allusions to Tom occur in various 16th-century works such as Reginald Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft (1584), where Tom is cited as one of the supernatural folk employed by servant maids to frighten children . History's Smallest Superstar: The Real Tom Thumb (History Documentary) - Real Stories. B&O Railroad Museum TV Network: Tom Thumb (August 2010). Tom Thumb Leather Purse Kit Tutorial.
Tom Thumb sat in the horse’s ear and kindly directed the horse, but as they were going through the woods, they met two strangers. The men wondered where the directions came from and went around the horse several times before they finally noticed the little boy, sitting comfortably in the horse’s ear. Good Lord, the strangers exclaimed for they had never seen such a little boy before. Where are your parents, they asked the boy and Tom Thumb pointed at his father who was walking behind. Good day! We have great news for you, mister!
There was once a poor peasant who sat in the evening by the hearth and poked the fire, and his wife sat and spun. Then said he, "How sad it is that we have no children. With us all is so quiet, and in other houses it is noisy and lively. Yes, replied the wife, and sighed, "even if we had only one, and it were quite small, and only as big as a thumb, I should be quite satisfied, and we would still love it with all our hearts. Oh father," cried Tom Thumb, "I will soon bring the cart, rely on that. It shall be in the forest at the appointed time. The man smiled and said, "How can that be done? You are far too small to lead the horse by the reins. That's of no consequence, father, if my mother will only harness it, I shall sit in the horse's ear and call out to him how he is to g. "Well," answered the man, "for once we will try i.
Tom Thumb’s mother once took him with her when she went to milk the cow; and it being a very windy day, she tied him with a needleful of thread to a thistle, that he might not be blown away. The cow, liking his oak-leaf hat, took him and the thistle up at one mouthful. While the cow chewed the thistle, Tom, terrified at her great teeth, which seemed ready to crush him to pieces, roared, Mother, mother! as loud as he could bawl. Where are you, Tommy, my dear Tommy?’ said the mother. Here, mother, here in the red cow’s mouth.