- "We believe that men will be punished for their own sins, and not for Adam's transgressions."
- Grimm's Fairy Tales, "The Pink"
- The young boy in this story, who has the power of wishing, is told "it is not good for you to be so much alone" and is told to wish for a young maiden to be his companion. (Though, this instruction is given by the antagonist.) The boy changes the antagonist's form (into a black dog's) and leaves to go find his father.
- Adam seen symbolically in a dream of Enoch's.