So he sat down, and the fox began to run, and away they went over stock and stone so quick that their hair whistled in the wind.
In the morning came the fox again and met him as he was beginning his journey, and said, 'Go straight forward, till you come to a castle, before which lie a whole troop of soldiers fast asleep and snoring: take no notice of them, but go into the castle and pass on and on till you come to a room, where the golden bird sits in a wooden cage; close by it stands a beautiful golden cage; but do not try to take the bird out of the shabby cage and put it into the handsome one, otherwise you will repent it.
Before the castle gate all was as the fox had said: so the son went in and found the chamber where the golden bird hung in a wooden cage, and below stood the golden cage, and the three golden apples that had been lost were lying close by it.
So he set out once more on his journey, sighing, and in great despair, when on a sudden his friend the fox met him, and said, 'You see now what has happened on account of your not listening to my counsel.
Dorothy knew it at once because it had over its great door the carved head of a fox
just like the one she had seen on the arch, and this fox
was the only one who wore a golden crown.
At the cheerful tinkle of the gold, the Fox unconsciously held out his paw that was supposed to be lame, and the Cat opened wide his two eyes till they looked like live coals, but he closed them again so quickly that Pinocchio did not notice.
And may I ask," inquired the Fox, "what you are going to do with all that money?
Suddenly, the Fox stopped in his tracks and, turning to the Marionette, said to him:
Well, then," said the Fox, "if you really want to go home, go ahead, but you'll be sorry.
The huntsmen waved their arms and did something to the fox.
Out of the bushes came the huntsman who had been fighting and rode toward his young master, with the fox tied to his crupper.
The facts were that Ilagin, with whom the Rostovs had a quarrel and were at law, hunted over places that belonged by custom to the Rostovs, and had now, as if purposely, sent his men to the very woods the Rostovs were hunting and let his man snatch a fox their dogs had chased.