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Post by polgara on 25th February 2010, 10:48 am

Does anyone know where I can find the story that contains the words

Rowan tree rowan tree let your berries down on me.

I heard it at school some 50+ years ago but have never found it since.

Also the Old Lady Who Lived in a Vin

Polegar Bottle.
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Post by Luath on 25th February 2010, 8:47 pm

Here's the second one, by Rumer Godden:

http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/g/rumer-godden/old-woman-who-lived-in-vinegar-bottle.htm

Sorry, not familiar with the first, but will watch for an answer with interest.
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Post by polgara on 25th February 2010, 10:33 pm

Thanks for the try Luath, the one I am interested in would have been dated for the 1950s & this one has a first edition date of the 1970s, & the piccys were definately a vinegar bottle, not an oast.
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Post by Luath on 26th February 2010, 9:51 am

She probably took up an older tale? Will keep on trying!
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