The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

Home Main Menu Order Support About Search

Share page  

Previous Contents Next

a curious feeling sometimes, as if I were the only person that had any sense in the whole world."
She had been trying to behave herself with dignity; but now she burst into a violent fit ot laughter, threw herself backwards over the chair, and went rolling about the floor in an ecstasy of enjoyment. The king picked her up easier than one does a down quilt, and replaced her in her former relation to the chair. The exact preposition expressing this relation I do not hap­pen to know.
"Is there nothing you wish for?" resumed the king, who had learned by this time that it was useless to be angry with her.
" Oh, you dear papa !—yes," answered she.
" What is it, my darling?"
" I have been longing for it—oh, such a time ! —ever since last night."
'' Tell me what it is."
Previous Contents Next