The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

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24
THE LIGHT PRINCESS.
In the course of a hundred years the air might be as full of floating children as of gossamers in autumn."
" That is no business of ours," replied the queen. " Besides, by that time they will have learned to take care of themselves."
A sigh was the king's only answer.
He would have consulted the court physicians ; but he was afraid they would try experiments upon her.
VI.
SHE LAUGHS TOO MUCH.
Meantime, notwithstanding awkward occur­rences, and griefs that she brought upon her parents, the little princess laughed and grew—not fat, but plump and tall. She reached the age of
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