- They love the ferns and the heather, and the rich red earth, and live in a Pixy- house in a rock. - "The Fairies and the Christmas Child", Lilian Gask.
- There was no grass on it, and there were no nice vuzzy- bushes to dance round, and no golden blossoms to play with, and no fern to see- saw on, and no pink heather to go to sleep in- and worse and worse, my dears, there wasn't a single pixy in those days either." - "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.
- They were not pixy- folk. - "Furze the Cruel", John Trevena.