oldbookillustrations: “ At evening-tide she climbed up into a little tree, and purposed spending the night there, for fear of the wild beasts. Warwick Goble, from The fairy book by Dinah Maria Craik,.
"The queen threw one of the shirts over each of them, and when the shirts touched their bodies, they were changed into swans, and flew away over the wood." Illustration by Warwick Goble for "The Six Swans", From 'The Fairy Book' by Dinah Maria Mulock.
By fairy sightings we mean descriptions from individuals who have seen, heard or smelt (!) fairies (or believed they have); some of these deal, meanwhile, with actions by individuals who clearly believe in fairies and act on that basis.
Kilmeny - "The dun deer wooed with manner bland, And cowered beneath her lily hand", p. Warwick Goble, The Book of Fairy Poetry by Dora Owen, 1920