But her stepmother and sisters did not know her and thought she must be a foreign princess, she looked so beautiful in her golden dress.  Of Cinderella they never thought at all.  The King's son came to meet her and took her by the hand and danced with her, and he refused to stand up with any one else so that he might not be obliged to let go her hand;  and when any one came to claim it he answered,  »She is my partner.«