When the two stepsisters heard that they too had been invited, they were in high spirits. They called Cinderella, saying, "comb our hair for us. Brush our shoes and fasten our buckles. We are going to the festival at the king's castle."She begged her stepmother to allow her to go. "You, Cinderella?" She said. "You, all covered with dust and dirt, and you want to go to the festival? You have neither clothes nor shoes, and yet you want to dance!"