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Robin Goodfellow, the Puck, or Hobgoblin, is however essentially mischievous.
I'll put me on my great carnation nose, and wrap me in a rousing calf-skin suit, and come like some hobgoblin.
THE PEACE EGG AND OTHER TALESJULIANA HORATIA EWING
Being at one time troubled with illusions, I have myself crushed a hobgoblin by sitting on its lap.
And wasnt Granny kind to show us how to make it into so strange a hobgoblin of a creature as is our Jack?
BOYS AND GIRLS OF COLONIAL DAYSCAROLYN SHERWIN BAILEY
The second hobgoblin will be there, a mighty Ghost of valor.
Its wings––eighteen feet across from tip to tip––were not the wings of a bird, but of a bat or a hobgoblin.
IN THE MORNING OF TIMECHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
With what superstitious dread you looked cautiously around, expecting a hobgoblin at any moment to rise out of the ground?
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.
ESSAYS, FIRST SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
Dullaghan; 'a hideous kind of hobgoblin generally met with in churchyards, who can take off and put on his head at will.'
By way of preliminary, I may ask whether his past antecedents show him to be a statesman of this hobgoblin type?

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