pied piper

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a leader who entices people to follow (especially to their doom)

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the title character in a German folk tale and in a poem by Robert Browning

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The werewolf and various other manifestations of folk culture, such as the fairy-tale wolf and the demonization of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, are likely to have emerged from this practice of expulsion and persecution, with the werewolf possibly being the most transparent reflection in folk culture of a custom that casts these undesirables into a state of exception, back into a state of nature, a state of permanent war.
London, May 25 ( ANI ): The Pied Piper of Hamelin could be wanted again as the German town has become infested with rats, with a growing legion of the rodents managing to knock out one of the town's fountains.
Other operas include Leonard Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, presented by the Manchester group Psappha, Mozart's Zaide, by the Classical Opera Company, ROG2 and the London Sinfonietta present George Benjamin's Into the Little Hill, based on the Pied Piper of Hamelin which had rave reviews recently at Covent Garden.
A group of talented young North East dancers is to star in an award-winning hip-hop version of The Pied Piper of Hamelin at Newcastle's Northern Stage.
Great attention was given to costuming and set design in every episode that ranged across a spectrum of cultures to include such diverse stories as 'Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp', to 'Cinderella', to 'The Little Mermaid', to 'The Three Little Pigs', to The Pied Piper of Hamelin, and twenty-one others.
Don't miss Cinderella, and a new, improved version of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin, a legend immortalized by the Brothers Grimm, recounted rat infestation so severe in that German town, in 1284, it required special intervention.
Wife Jan, son James and I also explored a river gorge to reach a hidden cave where legend says the Pied Piper of Hamelin took the lost children.
In "The True Story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin," written between 1938 and 1941, the Pied Piper actually wants to guide the children to a better place:
It soon became like a scene from the Pied Piper of Hamelin with a crowd of children at our heels.
The marine accused of blowing a top secret mission by shooting a rat was not the Pied Piper of Hamelin, a court- martial heard yesterday.
Pied Piper of Hamelin, The (in full The Pied Piper of Hamelin, A Child's Story) Narrative poem of 303 lines by Browning, Robert, published in 1842 in Dramatic Lyrics, part of the Bells and Pomegranates series.
Award-winning author and illustrator Colin Bootman's retelling of The Pied Piper of Hamelin is set in the Harlem Renaissance, offering a unique look at a familiar folktale.
In what country does the story The Pied Piper Of Hamelin take place?