Then the old woman called to a very thin dog, and said to him: 'Conduct this pig of a child to the castle of Come-and-never-go, and take care that you warn my friend of his arrival. And the dog arose and shook itself, and set out.
'Oh dove! cried the boy, addressing the bird in her own language, 'Oh dove! tell me, I pray you, where is the castle of Come-and-never-go? 'Poor child, answered the dove, 'who has sent you on such a useless quest? 'My good or evil fortune, replied the boy, 'I know not which. 'To get there, said the dove, 'you must follow the wind, which to-day is blowing towards the castle.
'Be quick and tell me what you want, or it will be the worse for you. 'Madam, answered the child, 'I believe that you alone know the way to the castle of Come-and-never-go, and I pray you to show it to me. 'Very good, replied the witch, with something that she meant for a smile, 'but to-day it is late. To-morrow you shall go. Now enter, and you shall sleep with my lizards.