William Ralston Shedden-Ralston (1828-1889) was a British folklorist and writer who became famous as a translator from Russia. He was in Russia a number of times where he made friends with major Russian writers of those times such as Turgenev and Afanasyev. This classical Russian fairy-tale that was collected and translated by William Ralston Shedden-Ralston. The central figure of the story is a brave and daring fellow who didn't scare the dead corpse and with honor and courage helped to revive two youngsters in the village. If you want to find out the details of this cryptic story, read it from beginning to the end.