The ferry’s or Leprekan’s or Coyote’s or Little Person’s promise that if set free he would tie a ribbon around the tree below which a great treasure is buried, is like a rainbow’s similar promise for a pot of gold waiting at the end of it. With the ribbons the party of the second part finds that every tree in the forest has been wrapped with a ribbon. With a party in the canyon lands of the of Utah and Arizon the quest is also confused because the color of the soil can make it appear as if gold has been strewn everywhere.

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