The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

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her own room, and lay him in her bed, and light a fire, and send for the doctors,
" But the lake, your highness ! " said the cham­berlain, who, roused by the noise, came in, in his nightcap.
" Go and drown yourself in it! " she said.
This was the last rudeness of which the princess was ever guilty ; and one must allow that she had good cause to feel provoked with the lord chamber­lain.
Had it been the king himself, he would have fared no better. But both he and the queen were fast asleep. And the chamberlain went back to his bed* Somehow, the doctors never came. So the princess and her old nurse were left with the prince. But the old nurse was a wise woman, and knew what to do.
They tried everything for a long time without success. The princess was nearly distracted
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