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'''''Young Beichan''''' is Literature/{{Child Ballad|s}} #53, collected in several variants, in which the hero's name, the heroine's, and the location where they meet vary a lot.

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'''''Young Beichan''''' "Young Beichan" is Literature/{{Child Ballad|s}} #53, collected in several variants, in which the hero's name, the heroine's, and the location where they meet vary a lot.


[[caption-width-right:337:In prison]]

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[[caption-width-right:337:In [[caption-width-right:337: In prison]]



This is the plot of many {{Fairy Tale}}s such as ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed'', and parts of it feature in many more, such as ''Literature/TheLoveOfThreeOranges'' and ''Literature/TheWhiteDove''.

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This is the plot of many {{Fairy Tale}}s such as ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed'', ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed,'' and parts of it feature in many more, such as ''Literature/TheLoveOfThreeOranges'' and ''Literature/TheWhiteDove''.
''Literature/TheWhiteDove.''



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* FairestOfThemAll: When the heroine arrives, the porter declares her the most beautiful woman he ever saw. The bride's mother is miffed: if he did not except the bride, he might have excepted ''her''.

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* FairestOfThemAll: When the heroine arrives, the porter declares her the most beautiful woman he ever saw. The bride's mother is miffed: if If he did not except the bride, he might have excepted ''her''.''her.''



%%* ThePromise: To marry.

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%%* %% * ThePromise: To marry.



--> A blessing gae her wi,
--> For I maun marry my Burd Isbel,
--> That's come oer the sea to me.''

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--> A -->A blessing gae her wi,
--> For -->For I maun marry my Burd Isbel,
--> That's -->That's come oer the sea to me.''


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* BlueBlood: The hero
* ColdBloodedTorture: The hero sometimes suffers this in prison.
* CoolBoat: Sometimes used to reach him in time.
* CoolHorse: the heroine may give him one when he escapes
* DistressedDude: The hero

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* BlueBlood: The hero
Some variants note his high birth before recounting his imprisonment.
* ColdBloodedTorture: The hero sometimes suffers this in prison.
* CoolBoat: Sometimes used The heroine uses a magical boat to reach him the hero in time.
time to stop his wedding.
* CoolHorse: the The heroine may give him gives one to the hero when he escapes
escapes.
* DistressedDude: The herohero is imprisoned and must be saved by the heroine.



* OldRetainer: A household sprite sometimes alerts the heroine.
* ThePromise: To marry.
* RuleOfSeven: In some, he must return before seven years are up to marry her.
* SwarmOfRats: In prison.
* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Directed at the man, for once.

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* OldRetainer: A The family household sprite sometimes alerts the heroine.
*
Belly Blin warns Isobel that her lover is about to marry another woman.
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ThePromise: To marry.
* RuleOfSeven: In some, he The hero must return before seven years are up to marry her.
the heroine.
* SwarmOfRats: In prison.
The hero's hair is gnawed on by rats in prison:
-->''O whan she saw him, Young Bekie,\\
Her heart was wondrous sair!\\
For the mice but an the bold rottons\\
Had eaten his yallow hair.''
* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Directed at the man, for once.
-->''Tak hame, tak hame your daughter dear,
--> A blessing gae her wi,
--> For I maun marry my Burd Isbel,
--> That's come oer the sea to me.''
** In some variants, on arrival, the heroine finds that the wedding festivities have gone on for thirty days without the hero having consummated the union.
-->''There is a wedding in yonder hall,\\
Has lasted these thirty days and three;\\
Young Beichan will not bed with his bride,\\
For love of one that's yond the sea.''
** In some non-English variants, the hero has been magically forced to forget her.


'''''Young Beichan''''' is ChildBallad #53, collected in several variants, in which the hero's name, the heroine's, and the location where they meet vary a lot.

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'''''Young Beichan''''' is ChildBallad Literature/{{Child Ballad|s}} #53, collected in several variants, in which the hero's name, the heroine's, and the location where they meet vary a lot.


* ThePromise

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* ThePromiseThePromise: To marry.



* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough

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* YouHaveWaitedLongEnoughYouHaveWaitedLongEnough: Directed at the man, for once.


This is the plot of many {{Fairy Tale}}s such as ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed'', and parts of it feature in many more, such as ''Literature/TheLoveOfThreeOranges'' and ''iterature/TheWhiteDove''.

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This is the plot of many {{Fairy Tale}}s such as ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed'', and parts of it feature in many more, such as ''Literature/TheLoveOfThreeOranges'' and ''iterature/TheWhiteDove''.
''Literature/TheWhiteDove''.


This is the plot of many {{Fairy Tale}}s such as ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed''.

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This is the plot of many {{Fairy Tale}}s such as ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed''.
''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed'', and parts of it feature in many more, such as ''Literature/TheLoveOfThreeOranges'' and ''iterature/TheWhiteDove''.

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* MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter: Despite DoingInTheWizard, still recognizable.


[[quoteright:337:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/YoungBeichan_7051.JPG]]
[[caption-width-right:337:In prison]]



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* BlueBlood: The hero
* ColdBloodedTorture: The hero sometimes suffers this in prison.
* CoolBoat: Sometimes used to reach him in time.
* CoolHorse: the heroine may give him one when he escapes
* DistressedDude: The hero
* FairestOfThemAll: When the heroine arrives, the porter declares her the most beautiful woman he ever saw. The bride's mother is miffed: if he did not except the bride, he might have excepted ''her''.
* HairOfGold


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* ThePromise
* RuleOfSeven: In some, he must return before seven years are up to marry her.
* SwarmOfRats: In prison.

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Full text, with all of Francis Child's variants, [[http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/eng/child/ch053.htm here.]]

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'''''Young Beichan''''' is ChildBallad #53, collected in several variants, in which the hero's name, the heroine's, and the location where they meet vary a lot.

The plot, however, does not. The hero is thrown into a dungeon in a far country. His captor's daughter frees him, and he pledges to marry her. On returning home, however, he is forced to marry. She arrives in time to stop the wedding.

This is the plot of many {{Fairy Tale}}s such as ''Literature/SnowWhiteFireRed''.

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!!Tropes included
* OldRetainer: A household sprite sometimes alerts the heroine.
* YouHaveWaitedLongEnough
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