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Perry-the-Winkle

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[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] published the poem within ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''.
 
[[J.R.R. Tolkien]] published the poem within ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]]''.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
''Periwinckle'' is a marine mollusc and a creeping plant<ref>''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', Giving of names</ref>.
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''[[wikipedia:Periwinkle|Periwinckle]]'' is a marine mollusc and a creeping plant.<ref>[[Jim Allan]] (ed.), ''[[An Introduction to Elvish]]'', "Giving of Names"</ref>
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
* [[Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]

Revision as of 01:08, 2 December 2010

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.

J.R.R. Tolkien published the poem within The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.

Etymology

Periwinckle is a marine mollusc and a creeping plant.[1]

See also

References

  1. Jim Allan (ed.), An Introduction to Elvish, "Giving of Names"