Brown, their author, was a native of Devon, the pixy region; hence their accordance with the pixy legends given above.
You must never spy on a pixy, for they would be sure to pay you out if you did.
The pixy gave a little scream and jumped up, flying to the old man, who quietly rolled up his scroll.
It is he that does the oiling of pixy and harnessing the bicycle.
Then suddenly he heard a sound of threshing, and there was a pixy beating out the grain with a flail.
Deeply grateful for this information, I ventured to inquire, And did you ever see any of these pixy people yourself?
She was in a pixy mood, and did not mean to show any special haste in beginning her unwelcome work.
Cicely already danced like a pixy, and laughed merrily at her comrade's first awkward antics, until he flushed with embarrassment.
To take your coat off and turn it inside out will break the pixy spell.
There can be little doubt that many of the pixy stories, as well as those of ghosts, have their origin in practical jokes.