The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

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not mind it much. He began to sing, and the
song he sang was this :
n As a world that has no well, Darkly bright in forest dell; As a world without the gleam Of the downward-going stream ; As a world without the glance Of the ocean's fair expanse ; As a world where never rain Glittered on the sunny plain; Such, my heart, thy world would be, If no love did flow in thee.
As a world without the sound Of the rivulets underground ; Or the bubbling of the spring Out of darkness wandering ; Or the mighty rush and flowing Of the river's downward going ; Or the music-showers that drop On the outspread beech's top; Or the ocean's mighty voice, When his lifted waves rejoice ; Such, my soul, thy world would be, If no love did sing in thee.
Lady, keep thy world's delight; Keep the waters in thy sight
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