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Erlking
Erlking Erl"king`, n. [G. erlk["o]nig, fr. Dan. ellekonge elfking.] A personification, in German and Scandinavian mythology, of a spirit natural power supposed to work mischief and ruin, esp. to children.

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- the Erlking and the Scandinavian original. The antagonist in Goethe's "Der Erlkönig" is the Erlking himself rather than his daughter. Goethe's Erlking differs...
- then took on a life of its own, inspiring the Romantic concept of the Erlking. Niels Gade's cantata Elverskud, Op. 30 (1854, text by Chr. K. F. Molbech [da])...
- local morgue. During the encounter he learns of another book; Die Lied der Erlking. Searching for a copy of this book, he meets Shiela, a helpful clerk with...
- Fairy King or king of the fairies may refer to: Oberon the Erlking (Danish elverkonge "elf-king") Fairy King (horse) Fairies Mythological king...
- (Gr****) - Winged spirits of vengeance or justice, also known as Furies Erlking (German) - Death spirit Erymanthian Boar (Gr****) - Giant boar Ethiopian...
- of The Hobbit characters#Elves Elvenking (band), an Italian folk/power metal band Erlking, a german/danish folklore fairy Erlkönig, a poem by Goethe...
- an elaborate dream sequence. Sarah Shun-lien Bynum's short story "The Erlking" appeared in the July 5, 2010, issue of The New Yorker as part of the magazine's...
- literature. The Benevolent Goblin, from Gesta Romanorum (England) The Erlking is a malevolent goblin from German legend. The Trasgu is a Northern Spanish...
- snakes, or most often to dolphins with the ability to turn into humans. The Erlking is a malevolent creature that is said to lure children away from safety...
- legends; and many more generic entities such as the elf, dwarf, kobold and erlking.[citation needed] Po****r folklore includes Krampus and Knecht Ruprecht...
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