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Pied Piper of Hamelin   /paɪd pˈaɪpər əv hˈæməlɪn/   Listen
Pied Piper of Hamelin

The title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning.  Synonym: Pied Piper.

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"Pied Piper of Hamelin" Quotes from Famous Books

... "Pied Piper of Hamelin." That was surely "good;" and if it was long, why, it was "so interesting." As she went along she could almost see the rats as they "fought the dogs and killed the cats." She could almost see the great Mayor tremble as the people flocked to him and threatened to "send him ...
— Dreamland • Julie M. Lippmann

... "Alasdair the Proud." Hypnotic suggestion may drive to death in the sea a man half fey because of sorrow long endured and the superstition that he is descended from seals, but pipe-playing cannot believably in modern tales drive a man insane, whatever it may do in the famous old "Pied Piper of Hamelin" or ...
— Irish Plays and Playwrights • Cornelius Weygandt

Words linked to "Pied Piper of Hamelin" :   fictitious character, pied piper, character, fictional character

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