noun (in German and Scandinavian mythology)
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Origin of erlking
Words nearby erlking
Example sentences from the Web for erlking
The voice of the Erlking is a continuous, soft, uninterrupted stream of tone, upon which the whispered words are hung.
Erlking invites the boy to play with his daughters, who shall dance with him and rock him and sing to him.
“The Erlking” of Schubert is especially hinted at, just as the first movement was prophetic of Beethoven.Critical & Historical Essays|Edward MacDowell
Angela was left crying over the beauty of "The Erlking," the last song rendered.The "Genius"|Theodore Dreiser
Herr Schubert puffed and blew, and "The Erlking" pranced and thumped.Unfinished Portraits|Jennette Lee