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A to Z Challenge Folklore

Zipping Sprites #folklore #AtoZChallenge

Z is for Zip Tiny winged faeries dressed all in green. This is the traditional view of sprites — an umbrella term for various fae. Folklore Celtic Myth and Legend by Charles Squire, [1905] –a land of perpetual pleasure and feasting, described variously as the “Land of Promise” (Tir Tairngiré), the “Plain of Happiness” (Mag …

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A to Z Challenge Folklore

Hungry Yumboes #folklore #AtoZChallenge

Y is for Yumboes Faeries have been described as the Good People or the Good Neighbours in many cultures. In African Folklore, the Yumboes are known as the bakhna rakhna, “Good People”. Folklore The Fairy Mythology Illustrative of the Romance and Superstition of Various Countries. by Thomas Keightley, [1870] When evening’s shades o’er Goree’s Isle extend,The nimble Yumboes from the …

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