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At the Unterwirt Inn in the Eggental, gypsies often came to rest on their travels. They would sleep in the haystack, peacefully tend to their beasts and the inn's landlord made them welcome. On one occasion several of the gypsies had too much to drink and ended up fighting and causing damage to the inn. The next day they came to ask what they owed, paid for the damage with gold and left. As soon as they were gone, the landlord saw that the gold coins on the table began slowly dancing towards the door, in the direction the gypsies had taken. Quickly the landlord grabbed the coins and dropped them in a vessel of holy water hanging by the door and the coins stopped moving. Had he not done so, the coins would have found their way back to their gypsy masters and he would not have been paid.
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