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PLANT LEGEND

THERE IS A TREE BY THE TWO OCEANS WHICH PUTS YOU TO SLEEP WHEN
YOU SIT UNDER IT. UPON AWAKENING, YOU ARE COVERED WITH HIVES
AND THE ONLY CURE IS TO WASH IN THE OCEANS--SALT WATER REMOVES
THE HIVES.

Submitter comment:

MISS ZITZEWITZ LEARNED OF THIS FROM HER MOTHER AS A CHILD.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Botanical ; HIVES ; Legend ; Ocean ; PLANT ; Tree

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Water
BELIEF -- Earth

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DREAMING OF MUDDY WATER OR SNAKES MEANS BAD LUCK. IF THE
SNAKE WAS KILLED IN THE DREAM THE LUCK WOULDN'T BE TOO
BAD, BUT IF THE SNAKE GOT AWAY, IT WOULD BRING VERY
BAD LUCK.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; WARTRACE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Water
BELIEF -- Legend
BELIEF -- Dreams
BELIEF -- Dreams Dreams about animals
BELIEF -- Bad luck Animals

Date learned: 06-18-1972

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PLANT LEGEND

THERE IS A TREE BY THE TWO OCEANS WHICH PUTS YOU TO SLEEP WHEN
YOU SIT UNDER IT. UPON AWAKENING, YOU ARE COVERED WITH HIVES
AND THE ONLY CURE IS TO WASH IN THE OCEANS--SALT WATER REMOVES
THE HIVES.

Submitter comment:

MISS ZITZEWITZ LEARNED OF THIS FROM HER MOTHER AS A CHILD.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Botanical ; HIVES ; Legend ; Ocean ; PLANTS ; Tree

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Water
BELIEF -- Earth

Date learned: 10-01-1963

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PLANT LEGEND

THERE IS A TREE BY THE TWO OCEANS WHICH PUTS YOU TO SLEEP WHEN
YOU SIT UNDER IT. UPON AWAKENING, YOU ARE COVERED WITH HIVES
AND THE ONLY CURE IS TO WASH IN THE OCEANS--SALT WATER REMOVES
THE HIVES.

Submitter comment:

MISS ZITZEWITZ LEARNED OF THIS FROM HER MOTHER AS A CHILD.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Botany ; HIVES ; Legend ; Ocean ; PLANT ; Tree

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Water
BELIEF -- Earth

Date learned: 10-01-1963

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