(A). Baucis was converted into a linden tree. Philemon and
Baucis were poor cottagers of Phrygia, who entertained Jupiter so
hospitably that he promised to grant them whatever request they made.
They asked that both might die together, and it was so. At death
Philemon became an oak and Baucis a linden tree. Their branches
intertwined at the top.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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