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Thread #150358   Message #3505263
Posted By: MorwenEdhelwen1
18-Apr-13 - 09:18 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Karelian folk song: orphan boy's revenge
There's also an Estonian tale, The Royal Herd-Boy, along the same lines. There too is the evil mistress who abuses the young herdboy, who's of royal/noble origin.