And whenever she saw Snow White after that, her heart turned upside down within her—that was how much she hated the innocent child for her beauty.
These envious feelings grew like weeds in the heart of the Queen until she had no peace by day or by night. She sent for a royal huntsman and told him to take the child into the woods and do away with her.
And because the red color looked so beautiful there on the snow she thought to herself, "Oh, if I only had a little child as white as snow, as rosy red as blood, and with hair as ebon black as the window frame!
" Soon after this a baby girl was born to her—a little Princess with hair of ebon black, cheeks and lips of rosy red, and a skin so fine and fair that she was called Snow White. After a year had passed, the King married a second time.
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