| ~ George Chapman, Busy D'Ambois|
once did see in my young travels through Armenia,
An angrie Unicorne in his full carier
charge, with too swift a foot, a Jeweller,
That watcht him for the Treasure of his brow . . .
~Terry Brooks ~ "The Black Unicorn"
he unicorns were the most recognizable magic the faeries possessed,
and sent them to those worlds where belief in the magic was in danger of failing altogether.
After all there has to be some belief in magic - however small - for any world to survive.
~ "I shall swim." ~ Ukranian Folk Tale~
ll of the beasts obeyed Noah when he admitted them into the
ark. All but the unicorn. Confident of his strength he boasted
'I shall swim!'. For fourty days and fourty nights the rains
poured down and the oceans boiled as in a pot and all the heights
were flooded. The birds of the air clung onto the ark and when
the ark pitched they were all engulfed. But the unicorn kept on
swimming. When, however, the birds emerged again they perched on
his horn and he went under-- and that's why there are no more
~ Megan Lindholm~ "The Unicorn in the Maze"
he unicorn,"she said,"was a marvelous beast,shining with honor,wisdom and strength."
"Just to see him, strengthened the soul.
~ Julius Caesar - William Shakespeare
... can o'ersway him; for he loves to hear
That unicorns may be betray'd with trees,
And bears with glasses, elephants with holes,
Lions with toils and men with flatterers;
~ Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
ell, now that we have seen each other," said the Unicorn,
"If you'll believe in me, I'll believe in you.
~ Konrad von Gesner (the father of zoology), who had his doubts about unicorns.
he animal must exist on earth, or else its horn would not exist."
~ Decker, Gull's Hornbook
he unicorn whose horn is worth a city.