This is the fairy-land; O spite of spites! We talk with goblins, owls and sprites.
Words are cold, muddy toads trying to understand sprites dancing in a field.yann martel
The people of your world became so stupid and rude that my companions and I no longer enjoyed teaching them. You must surely have heard of us: we were called oracles, nymphs, spirits, fairies, household gods, lemures, larvas, lamias, sprites, water-nymphs, incubi, shades, spirits of the dead, specters and ghosts.cyrano de bergerac