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'''Perry-the-Winkle''' was a humorous poem written by [[Samwise Gamgee]] and recorded in the [[Red Book]]. It speaks about the [[Lonely Troll]] and three [[Hobbits]], which were perhaps based on real Hobbits.<ref>{{AB|Perry}}, poem number 8</ref>
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'''Perry-the-Winkle''' was a humorous poem written by [[Samwise Gamgee]] and recorded in the [[Red Book]].<ref>{{AB|Preface}}</ref> It speaks about the [[Lonely Troll]] and three [[Hobbits]], which were perhaps based on real Hobbits.<ref>{{AB|Perry}}, poem number 8</ref>
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
''[[wikipedia:Periwinkle|Periwinckle]]'' is a marine mollusc and a creeping plant.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
''[[wikipedia:Periwinkle|Periwinckle]]'' is a marine mollusc and a creeping plant.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
* [[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
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Latest revision as of 00:11, 9 March 2013

Perry-the-Winkle was a humorous poem written by Samwise Gamgee and recorded in the Red Book.[1] It speaks about the Lonely Troll and three Hobbits, which were perhaps based on real Hobbits.[2]

[edit] Etymology

Periwinckle is a marine mollusc and a creeping plant.[3]

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Preface"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "Perry-the-Winkle", poem number 8
  3. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"