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All turned out exactly as the sly fox had foreseen.
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.
Then he went his way very sorrowful; but the old fox came and said,
Then the fox stretched out his tail, and so away they went over stock and stone till their hair whistled again.
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.
Having ridden up to Nicholas, Ilagin raised his beaver cap and said he much regretted what had occurred and would have the man punished who had allowed himself to seize a fox hunted by someone else's borzois.
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.