The Chinese Fairy Book
But his older brother envied him greatly. And when there was another theatrical performance in the village, he took his mother on his back--by force--and went to it. And when he reached the ravine, he slipped purposely, and let his mother fall into the depths, only intent to see that she really was shattered into fragments. And sure enough his mother had such a bad fall that her limbs and trunk were strewn around in all directions. He then climbed down, took his mother's head in his hands, and pretended to weep.
And at once the priest was on hand a