So Galen made his way though the wood until he saw the light of the quarter moon shining on the rock. Elise emerged from the pines, and they shared a quick embrace before making their way to the waiting ship.
--From a local version of The Resourceful Lovers
It's said that lovers who kiss the stone tree will be blessed with a long and happy marriage. Those fond of the superstition tend to ignore renditions of the tale in which Galen and Elise drown at sea,
--Sister Holda, from her unpublished work Folk Nonsense and Other Absurdities