The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

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THE GIANTS HEART.                  141
"Well, I don't think there can be much harm in telling such wise, good children," said Lady Lark; "I am sure you don't want to do any mis­chief."
"Oh, no; quite the contrary," said Buffy-Bob.
" Then I'll tell you. She lives on the very top­most peak of Mount Skycrack; and the only way to get up is to climb on the spider's webs that cover it from top to bottom."
"That's rather serious," said Tricksey-Wee.
"But you don't want to go up, you foolish little thing ! You can't go. And what do you want to go up for?"                                                                               
"That is a secret," said Tricksey-Wee.
"Well, it's no business of mine," rejoined Lady Lark, a little offended, and quite vexed that she had told them. So she flew away to find some breakfast for her little ones, who by this time were chirping very impatiently. The children
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