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River-woman

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A mysterious being - apparently some kind of water-spirit - associated with the River [[Withywindle]] in the [[Old Forest]]. She was the mother of [[Goldberry]], who was for this reason known as the 'River-daughter'.
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The '''River-woman''' was a mysterious person - apparently some kind of [[Spirits (creatures)|water-spirit]] - associated with the [[Withywindle]] in the [[Old Forest]]. She was the mother of [[Goldberry]], who was for this reason known as the "River-daughter".  After [[Tom Bombadil]] had been pulled into the river by the swimming Goldberry she swam "back to her mother's house in the deepest hollow".<ref>{{AB|Tom}}</ref>
  
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Revision as of 04:47, 4 April 2012

The River-woman was a mysterious person - apparently some kind of water-spirit - associated with the Withywindle in the Old Forest. She was the mother of Goldberry, who was for this reason known as the "River-daughter". After Tom Bombadil had been pulled into the river by the swimming Goldberry she swam "back to her mother's house in the deepest hollow".[1]

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil, "The Adventures of Tom Bombadil"