Fairy Money Turned To Dross
: FAIRY MONEY TURNEN TO DROSS.
: Welsh Folk-lore
Fairies' treasure was of uncertain value, and depended for its very
existence on Fairy intentions. Often and again, when they had lavishly
bestowed money on this or that person, it was discovered to be only
leaves or some equally worthless substance; but people said that the
recipients of the money richly deserved the deception that had been
played upon them by the Fairies.
In this chapter a few tales shall be given of this trait of Fairy