Air The words in italics are etymological roots or sources for the following connected words: air, breath, animal, deer, dear, spirit, wind, wander, herd, beast, wolf. Midnight, Beltane, Soyland Moor The sea-starved sea: this is a reference to a line from the poem ‘A Crazed Girl’ by W.B. Yeats. The actual line is: But sang, ‘O sea-starved, hungry sea.’ Pause Selah: The actual meaning of the word selah is not quite clear but it occurs in the Psalms and probably comes from the Hebrew. It is thought to indicate a musical direction for a pause, or a break in the singing, which is how it is used here, but has various other interesting interpretations.