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pixies

prank-playing fairies; mislead travelers. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 328–330]
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Roberts presents a story of intrigue and simplicity that takes place in the realms of the pixies and the fairies.
As it turned out, the Pixies became a great band, influencing more American indie and alternative bands than any other band had.
especially when it pertains to a band like the Pixies.
The pixies, gnomes and fairies have come to play in Pixies Dell, Their dancing in a fairy ring, so happy and so gay, They'll dance until the break of dawn, then softly fade away, You'll know that you have seen them, as you waken from your sleep, For you have got a special dream, that's yours alone to keep, For now you've seen the fairies, the pixies, gnomes as well, Just listen very hard at night, you'll hear the tinkling bell.
Although most children grow up and forget their childhood games with the Pixies, a few--like Desdemona "Dusty" Carrick and her brother Dick--can never forget those magical days.
The pixies and fantastic being play helpful roles in solving real problems like how do you deal with bad kids who try to destroy natural settings and creatures.
Either way the pixies here are half human with bloodsucking tendencies.
It also was the year that "Doolittle" by the Pixies came out.
We here in Beat HQ have gone and lost our minds with just days to go until rock gods The Pixies unleash Doolittle on us.
ALTERNATIVE rock was a term made with the Pixies in mind.
The Stooges, Nirvana, Sublime, The Specials, The Pixies, Wolfmother and more redefine the sound of the sport for today's gamers