She was very sad and could not help weeping as she sat in a corner of the kitchen. But suddenly a Fairy Godmother appeared and chanting some magic words threw a dress embroidered with gold down to her and gave her a pair of slippers made of crystal.
The following day the Prince, who had fallen in love with the young lady, began to try on the slipper to every young lady in town. But ir fitted no one: to some ladies it eas small;to others, big. Her stepsisters and mother let her in the kitchen so she could not try the slipper.