No one is likely to come, unless it be one of your kobolds, Melchior.
The Kobolds get the red jackets they are said to wear from their fiery nature.
But these creatures ought, in my opinion, not be mixed up with the Kobolds.
They looked like kobolds from some magic mine—gnomes of the hills in conclave.
The kobolds and the brownies laughed gleefully, and sped away on noiseless wings; and so, too, did the other fairies and elves.
The miners had believed that the silver was stolen away by Kobolds, and these ‘worthless’ ores left in its place.
Among other local sprites may be mentioned the kobolds or spirits of the mines.
They were a lawless set of imps; the elfins, brownies, and kobolds of our fairy world were not "up to them" in wanton deviltry.
Now in these subterranean caverns lived a strange race of beings, called by some gnomes, by some kobolds, by some goblins.
Grimm explains that the name Henry has reference in this case to elves and kobolds, which were called Heinz and Heinrich.