William Allingham

“By the craggy hill-side,
Through the mosses bare,
They have planted thorn-trees
For pleasure here and there.
If any man so daring
As dig them up in spite,
He shall find their sharpest thorns
In his bed at night.”


William Allingham, The Fairies: A Poem
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The Fairies: A Poem The Fairies: A Poem by William Allingham
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