elfin


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suggestive of an elf in strangeness and otherworldliness

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small and delicate

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usually good-naturedly mischievous

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My task is done, and, thanks to the Spirits of earth and air, I have made as fair a home as Elfin hands can form.
Yet did it quiver under the finger-tip caress in rhythmic vibrations that became whisperings and rustlings and mutterings of sound--but of sound so different; so elusively thin that it was shimmeringly sibilant; so mellow that it was maddening sweet, piping like an elfin horn, which last was just what Bassett decided would be like a peal from some bell of the gods reaching earthward from across space.
Set in dreamy and exquisite scenery, and moving in mystical dances, the green costume, like burnished beetle-wings, expressed all the elusive individuality of an elfin queen.
Conscious of his elfin power and submitting to his dread experience, Mr.
The acrid aroma of a strong cigarette recalls a magnetic elfin refugee friend of my parents, and the hacking cough until he died.
The Belgian needed a little luck in Argentina though, as a mistake on the final stage proved costly for long-time leader Elfin Evans.
Officials from North Korea's Foreign Ministry informed Russian diplomats in the country that the Elfin had been granted permission to leave and was already on its way to Russia, according to Russian media reports.
1613;ٍEngineering procedures of Phase 2 for production of polyethylene and elfin will be finalized in near future, he said.
There are definite ballet overtones about the shape and the Jimmy Choo pumps with ribbon ankle straps only enhance that but it actually very much suits Carey's delicate elfin style so there's nothing wrong with that.
Bishop of Elfin Kevin Doran also suggested gay people could not be parents and likened them in one respect to people with Down syndrome.
Other candidates who rounded up the Top 10 are Josefina Jose Herrero from Argentina, Deise Benicio from Brazil, Elfin Rappa from Indonesia, Vianey Vazquez from Mexico, and Aileen Bernal from Panama.
Moss was seen very similar to the blonde beauty, now 64, who was well-known for her pixie look as both the Moss and Twiggy are 5ft 6in, and posses the slender frame and elfin looks.
There are no bells, no whistles, just a couple of Jennifer Meyer cuffs, while a slightly messy up do and the pared back make-up make the most of Emma's elfin features.
David Wagner helps understand the elfin world of mosses, liverworts, and lichens.
Edrin, as a member of an elfin tribe, believes that only individuals count and that it is the survival of the fittest.