Then the enchantress allowed her anger to be softened, and said to
him, "If the case be as you say, I will allow you to take away
with you as much rampion as you will, only I make one condition,
you must give me the child which your wife will bring into the
world. It shall be well treated, and I will care for it like a
The man in his terror consented to everything, and when the woman
was brought to bed, the enchantress appeared at once, gave the
child the name of Rapunzel, and took it away with her.