|Notes||From Straparola's collection Le piacevoli notti. This is the tale 3 of night 1 (there are no actual titles to the stories). Also known as "Pre Scarpafico", or "The Priest Scarpafico" in English. |
English synopsis from the W. G. Waters translation (1894): "Pre Scarpafico, having been once duped by three robbers, dupes them thrice in return, and lives happily the rest of his days."