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Story: A lion's story, or, The child who saved her sleeping parents from the lion

Title

A lion's story, or, The child who saved her sleeping parents from the lion

Collection

Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks

Summary

A child is hungry and stays awake crying in the night while the parents sleep. A lion hears her and comes into the house. The child takes dried grass from their bedding and sets the lion on fire and it runs away, setting bushes alight as it goes. Her parents reward her with food and the lion dies of its burns.

Comments

1) p.4003v: this story was told to !kweiten ta ||ken by her mother (‚Ȇkamme-an), 2) This story is found in Book VI-2

Contributors

!kweiten ta ||ken (Rachel) (VI)

Date

1 January 1875

Categories

Custom and daily life, Plants and animals

Keywords

child (who saves its parents from a lion) , child (and a lion's story) , lion (its story) , lion (and child who saves its parents) , lion (doings of) , lion (and the |xam)

Story Pages

4004-4009

Page Images

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_051

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