Once this freakish, elvish
cast came into the child's eyes while Hester was looking at her own image in them, as mothers are food of doing; and suddenly for women in solitude, and with troubled hearts, are pestered with unaccountable delusions she fancied that she beheld, not her own miniature portrait, but another face in the small black mirror of Pearl's eye.
To the disgust of Madame Fuller, my French teacher, I actually knew more Elvish
at the end of compulsory education than Francais.
that Tolkien followed in his poetic diction: the invention of Elvish
Clearly the innate power ascribed to the language extends well beyond mere Elvish
prejudice, and this might reflect its affinities with the speech of the Valar, the gods who represent the Natural Powers of Tolkien's universe.
While even an orc can write using runes, you need to be comfortable with fountain pens to write in Tengwar or the Elvish
Breezing past the Elvish
poetry in The Lord of the Rings is a dark secret to which some will admit.
According to Tolkien, what he calls "elvish
craft" is more traditionally referred to as enchantment (he writes it with a capital 'e'), and it is, first and foremost, art perfected.
While even the constructed artificial language of Klingon has its own studies about the Terran poet Wil'yam Shex'pir and his sonnets, it would undoubtedly have been delightful to read Shakespeare in one of the Elvish
languages such as Quenya or Sindarin in this collection; yet it appears there are certain difficulties since the vocabulary of the Elvish
language is not sufficient enough for a proper Shakespeare translation.
A POPULAR corner of the Baltic Triangle will turn positively elvish
at the weekend for a special family event.
Boosinger said he drew from the Welsh language for his company's name because Welsh is similar to one of the Elvish
languages in the fantasy universe of author J.R.R.
He even has a small tattoo of the word "nine" in Elvish
script on his forearm and once said: "You have to be quite serious about tattoos - they're there forever."