Keightley, Thomas - Dwarfs and trolls
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Thomas Keightley – World Guide to Fairies etc
“My wife and I sat awhile and wondered at the man, for we were aware he was a Troll and we had heard tell that such like, called by the peasantry Vettar [spirits] always used to keep in the farmhouses, when people left them in harvest time”..... “a quantity of old pieces and clippings of silver were laid on a shelf … it is to be supposed they were laid there by the Vettar”.....
“If I should have my mist-cap [uddehat] you should not carry me away”
“He said he would also do any ironwork that should be required it would only be necessary to leave iron and steel on the side of the hill and the work would be found lying finished in the same place”