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The motif Angels in HCA : Aunty Toothache (1872)
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The motif Angels in HCA : Aunty Toothache (1872)

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Angels contains among others: Cherub

See also Gods, spirits and demons

Keywords:

Angel, immortality, wings, spirit

Description of this motif: Angels are described traditionally in Andersen's ouevre

Example :

She later told us that her old friend had only been teasing her; he was the finest man on earth, and when he died he would become one of God's little angels in heaven.

I thought a good deal of this transformation, and wondered if I would be able to recognize him in this new character.

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