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  • n. Plural form of goblin.


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  • The only thing that's scary about plastic witches and goblins is the amount of time they'll take to decompose in a dump (1,000 years).

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  • That photo of the two goblins is me and my roommate!

    Weekend Weirdness: We Catch Up with Best Worst Movie Director Michael Stephenson. New Trailer, New Showings, New Snacks | /Film

  • Now it's to be hoped your fear of goblins is over, else I would not be so cruel as to leave the pretty dear all alone.


  • Jig, Grell, Braf, and the rest of the goblins are a lot funnier than I am.

    Jim Hines Interview

  • Also, the actors dubbing the goblins let their inner wildness out during the recording.

    Buzzine » Mark Waters

  • If they stop at hunting goblins, that is one thing, but you can be certain that it will be only a matter of time before they add sorcerers to their list of enemies, as they did in the old days.

    The Soulforge

  • One could suppose matters might be better lower down, that the goblins might be a plague that had turned up on the heights, or the borders, and that Ela's mistress could deal with if she put her mind to it-but would she not, knowing that her brother was due over the mountains, as she must have if she sent this girl to find him-have done something to defend him?

    The Goblin Mirror

  • At that time the hollow places of the mountain were inhabited by creatures called goblins, who for various reasons and in various ways made themselves troublesome to all, but to the little princess dangerous.

    The Princess and Curdie

  • Formerly the goblins were her only fear; now she had to protect her charge from

    The Princess and the Goblin

  • Arthur C. Clarke's maxim notwithstanding, the Hopkinsville "goblins" are an intriguing fusion of the "real" and the "magical."

    Posthuman Blues


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