The motif Miraculous cure in HCA : The Little Mermaid (1837)
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The motif Miraculous cure in HCA : The Little Mermaid (1837)

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The motif Miraculous cure is a part of: Magic


Magic, elixir, recovery, healing, cure, help

Description of this motif: Miraculous medicines are accessories, that magically may cure, help and save people. The witch's apron, that enables the soldier to pacify the dogs in "The Tinder Box" is an example. The Tinder Box, that calls the dogs, is another.

Example :

The little mermaid swallowed the bitter, fiery draught, and it was as if a two-edged sword struck through her frail body. She swooned away, and lay there as if she were dead.

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