"The Erl King" quotes

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I come...
"I come, like any other thrusting thing that perches on the crook of his wrist"
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I will be...
"I will be drawn into that black whirlpool and be consumed by you"
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The lucidity...
"The lucidity, the clarity of the light that afternoon"
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The subtle...
"The subtle labyrinth"
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I had no wish...
"I had no wish to join the whistling congregation he kept in cages"
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They only cry...
"They only cry because they can't find their way out of the wood"
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She will be...
"She will be trapped in her own illusion"
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I am afraid...
"I am afraid I will be trapped forever"
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There are some...
"There are some eyes can eat you"
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Everything in the wood...
"Everything in the wood is exactly as it seems"
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You step between...
"You step between the first trees and then you are no longer in the open air; the woods swallow you up"
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I walked through...
"I walked through the wood until all its perspectives converged upon a darkening clearing"
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It is easy...
"It is easy to lose yourself in these woods"
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I felt...
"I felt I was in a house of nests"
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The woods enclose...
"The woods enclose and then enclose again"
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Came alive...
"Came alive from the desire of the woods"
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Erl-King will...
"Erl-King will do you grevious harm"
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The stark elders...
"The stark elders had an anorexic look"
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A sick...
"A sickroom hush"
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CRITIC: The two virgins...
"The two virgins in 'The Bloody Chamber' and 'The Erl-King' do not fear ****...just their sexual partners' designs on them" - Makinen
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Card 2

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"I will be drawn into that black whirlpool and be consumed by you"

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I will be...

Card 3

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"The lucidity, the clarity of the light that afternoon"

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Card 4

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"The subtle labyrinth"

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Card 5

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"I had no wish to join the whistling congregation he kept in cages"

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