from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The arts or practices of goblins.
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Anne objects to the mingling the goblinry, which is comic, with the serious, which is tragic.
These are good ghostly company for him; -- he salutes them, talks to them, tells them his pains or fears: their blanched faces seem to him full of sympathy; -- they appear to cheer him voicelessly as he strides from gloom to gloom, under the goblinry of those woods which tower black as ebony under the stars ....
I could not expect to interest my readers in the whole of this goblinry, and my selection includes less than one seventh of the subjects.
Japanese goblinry, and in the old-fashioned picture-books.
Very strong men are believed to be proof against all such goblinry.