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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm - The Hazel Branch Summary & Analysis

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The Hazel Branch Summary

While gathering strawberries for the Christ Child, Our Lady is surprised by an adder in the woods. She hides herself in a hazel-bush and waits until danger is passed. Our Lady blesses the bush, declaring from that time on the hazel-bush would protect others from snakes.

The Hazel Branch Analysis

This story explains why some people believe the hazel branch holds protective power against snakes.

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