Mab), an important personage in the realm of faery, some of whose functions are enumerated in Romeo and Juliet (i. 4). The Queen Mab of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature differs widely from Shelley's Queen Mab.
“Every comfort that the saints have in this world is a promise to them of those eternal mercies which the Lord hath provided for them: as every affliction that the wicked have here, is but the beginning of sorrows.”
–Jeremiah Burroughs, The Rare Jewel of Christian Contentment