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He's a fairy feller.
The fairy folk have gathered round the new moon shine
to see the feller crack a nut at nights noon time.
To swing his axe he swears, as it climbs he dares to deliver the master-stroke.

Ploughman, "wagoner will," and...

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    anonymous
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    Mar 19th, 2016 3:15pm report


    You are right, the song describes the painting by Richard dadd, it has huge Shakespeare influence and was painted whilst he was in a mental asylum.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 27th, 2013 1:55am report


    there was a beautiful but also confusing painting by some one of the name of Richard Dadd--I think--and this song was inspired upon seeing it. PS It's "The Fairy Feller's Master-Stroke" rather than "Teller's" :D



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    anonymous
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    Oct 20th, 2012 10:40am report


    It was inspired by a painting Freddie Mercury saw. "Master Stroke" most likely means about the painter.




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