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British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions: Chapter VI: Living with the Tylwyth Teg

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions: Chapter VI: Living with the Tylwyth Teg

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions: Chapter III: Lake Fairies

British Goblins: Welsh Folk-lore, Fairy Mythology, Legends and Traditions: Chapter III: Lake Fairies

Two dwarfs as depicted in a 19th-century edition of the Poetic Edda. In Germanic mythology, a dwarf is a being that dwells in mountains and in the earth, and is variously associated with wisdom, smithing, mining, and crafting. Dwarfs are often also described as short and ugly,  The Poetic Edda poem Völuspá details that the dwarfs were the product of the primordial blood of the being Brimir and the bones of Bláinn.

Two dwarfs as depicted in a 19th-century edition of the Poetic Edda. In Germanic mythology, a dwarf is a being that dwells in mountains and in the earth, and is variously associated with wisdom, smithing, mining, and crafting. Dwarfs are often also described as short and ugly, The Poetic Edda poem Völuspá details that the dwarfs were the product of the primordial blood of the being Brimir and the bones of Bláinn.

1896 illustration of a fairy from Ernest Vincent Wright's The Wonderful Fairies of the Sun.

1896 illustration of a fairy from Ernest Vincent Wright's The Wonderful Fairies of the Sun.

Though gaily ye may laugh, In grief ye shall be left, For, mocking maids, this ring  Ye ask shall never be yours.  (Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner, London, 1911.)

Though gaily ye may laugh, In grief ye shall be left, For, mocking maids, this ring Ye ask shall never be yours. (Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner, London, 1911.)

Page 28 illustration in More English Fairy Tales - Yallery Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Page 28 illustration in More English Fairy Tales - Yallery Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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