Stew (see scurvy)

minnow at belfry.org.uk minnow at belfry.org.uk
Thu Dec 18 06:22:19 EST 2003


Sallyo wrote:

<There's a perfectly horrid Victorian story for
>> children I once read, about
>> a little girl who longed for the pretty coloured
>> jar in the chemist's>

>It's called "Rosamund and the Purple Jar"... Mrs Molesworth?

and then

>No, 'twas by Maria Edgeworth.

I *knew* someone here would know!  Thank you, Sallyo.
Mrs. Molesworth was usually a bit less preachy than that,
I think, so I'm glad it wasn't her.

Minnow


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