"I'd rather see one than a wood nymph," one of them declared.
Here a maid, garbed as a wood nymph, appeared leading a swan which wore the collar of the Golden Fleece and a porcupine.
Emerging from the deep shadow of the trees was what looked to their astonished and unprepared eyes a vision of some wood nymph.
Sylvia was a wood nymph in a fashionable dress; Woodville, a faun in Bond Street clothes.
Out of her bewitchment, whatever it was, the wood nymph flared suddenly, and pointed a desperate finger at Delmars.
Through the hush, the gleeman began to sing the "Romance of King Offa," the king who married a wood nymph for dear love's sake.
During one verse of the song the wood nymph performed the grotesque evolutions designed for the scene.
Perhaps we shall awaken a wood nymph and teach her to become a mortal maid.
When he had first seen Cynthia among the willows by Coniston Water, he had thought her a wood nymph.
Lance-straight and slender, his wood nymph waded knee deep through the ferns.