The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

Includes The Giant's Heart & the Shadows, By George MacDonald

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THE LIGHT PRINCESS.                    5
The king tried to have patience, but he suc­ceeded very badly. It was more than he deserved, therefore, when, at last, the queen gave him a daughter—as lovely a little princess as ever cried.
The day drew near when the infant must be christened. The king wrote all the invitations with his own hand. Of course somebody was for­gotten.
Now it does not generally matter if somebody is forgotten, only you must mind who. Unfortu­nately, the king forgot without intending to for­get ; and so the chance fell upon the Princess Makemnoit, which was awkward. For the
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