They carry off children, leaving changeling substitutes, transport men and women into fairyland, and are generally the causes of all mysterious phenomena.
The fairy changeling belief also exists in some districts of Argyll, and a fairy boy dwelt long in a small farm-house in Glencoe, now unoccupied.
But although she resorted to all sorts of expedients, even to that of trying to pass off a changeling as the grand duke's child, she was not successful.
A sort of symbolic retaliation was the punishment of the offending member, seen in the cutting off the hand that struck a father or stole a trust; in cutting off the breast of a wet-nurse who substituted a changeling for the child entrusted to her; in the loss of the tongue that denied father or mother (in the Elamite contracts the same penalty was inflicted for perjury); in the loss of the eye that pried into forbidden secrets.
Duality and Power: Although primarily a feminine symbol, strong men of past eras often associated themselves with the changeling butterfly.
No Changeling has ever harmed another Changeling, as seen many times throughout Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
He was both unsure of how to react to the emotions (being a Changeling) and too stubborn and insecure to act upon them.
A changeling that lives is rejected by fairies, and they don't really belong with their human families either.
Evil fairies are said to steal souls and leave behind a creature known as a changeling.
She successfully connected the bypass circuit to restore the communications array.During the episode "The Changeling", Uhura's memory was wiped by a space probe called Nomad.
They often tried to carry away newborn babies, leaving a changeling in their place.
I for one would not resubmit her, and no offense to death, I wouldn't make a new changeling either.
But then one terrible night, Blue is stolen and an ugly fairy changeling is left in her place.
Will you be transformed into a genetic changeling, or fall into the clutches of a doomsday cult?
He is a member of the Changeling species who were later discovered to be the race known as the Founders.
Eventually Odo discovered an infant Changeling who was dying.
When they do this, they leave behind what is known as a changeling.
It was a period with him of great mental activity, and is represented by four of his books which stand as admirable witnesses to the Lowell of 1848, namely, the second series of Poems, containing among others "Columbus," "An Indian Summer Reverie," "To the Dandelion," "The Changeling"; A Fable for Critics, in which, after the manner of Leigh Hunt's The Feast of the Poets, he characterizes in witty verse and with good-natured satire American contemporary writers, and in which, the publication being anonymous, he included himself; The Vision of Sir Launfal, a romantic story suggested by the Arthurian legends - one of his most popular poems; and finally The Biglow Papers.
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