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That is the proper way to feed these elfin creatures of wood on whose backs little boys gallop through the land of dreams.
So still was the place that the caged cricket hanging from the eaves of Um's distant room beat time like an elfin metronome.
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
We walked on so together to the spot where we first had met, and where first the thrush had sounded for us his elfin clarion.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The word elfin, which became quite a common word, seems to have been invented by Spenser.
Why should the elfin's son be worse than the son of the devil himself?
THEODORIC THE GOTHTHOMAS HODGKIN
A Pomeranian story marks the transition to a type of tale wherein one special characteristic of elfin gifts is presented.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
The elfin race were supposed to be on the watch for unchurched or unsained mothers to have the benefit of their milk.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
It happens occasionally that these victims of elfin gallantry are rescued by other men than their husbands.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
But it is only slowly that the old elfin fire fades into the light of common realism.
The lassie's elfin face looked out from a low, rear window of the Candlemakers' Guildhall at the top of the Row.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON

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