Watership Down

by

Richard Adams

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Bob-stones Term Analysis

A rabbit game played with stones of various sizes, colors, and textures.
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Bob-stones Term Timeline in Watership Down

The timeline below shows where the term Bob-stones appears in Watership Down. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 31: The Story of El-ahrairah and the Black Rabbit of Inlé
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...Black Rabbit welcomed El-ahrairah as his guest and invited him to play a game of bobstones. El-ahrairah lost, and to pay his stakes, was forced to sacrifice his tail and whiskers... (full context)
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...the Black Rabbit, but the Black Rabbit said he would rather tell stories than play bobstones. El-ahrairah said that if he could tell a story as good as the Black Rabbit’s,... (full context)