By Thomas Crofton Croker
Excerpt from Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland
The erudite Lessing kinds a preface "the background of a book." Now, even though there may be no necessity for a preface in that experience of the notice to the reprint of a piece of mere whim, which has been approximately ten years prior to the general public, but a number of phrases are needful to avoid the current condensed and revised version from being thought of an abridgment.
However compact could be the mode of printing followed, the act of compacting into one quantity the 3 within which the "Fairy Legends" initially seemed, concerned to a definite volume the need of choice, probably the main tough of all projects judiciously to accomplish; however the following assertion will express the approach proceeded on.
Forty stories descriptive of Irish superstitions now look rather than fifty.
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