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Old 08-07-2009, 04:40 PM   #67
Trilby
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Originally Posted by DanaC View Post
@ Bri: that was probably the first poem that ever really got me. I remember our English teacher reading it out to us at school.
It really got me, too, when I first read it. A great poem, isn't it?
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In Barrie's play and novel, the roles of fairies are brief: they are allies to the Lost Boys, the source of fairy dust and ...They are portrayed as dangerous, whimsical and extremely clever but quite hedonistic.

"Shall I give you a kiss?" Peter asked and, jerking an acorn button off his coat, solemnly presented it to her.
óJames Barrie


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