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,                  155
"Yes, ma'am," returned they, after counting themselves very carefully, and with some diffi­culty ; for they were all stupid children.
" Now," said Tricksey-Wee to the giant, " will you promise to carry off no more children, and never to eat a child again all your life ?"
"Yes, yes! I promise," answered Thunder-thump, sobbing.
"And you will never cross the borders of Giantland?"
"And you shall never again wear white stock­ings on a Sunday, all your life long.—Do you pro­mise ? "
The giant hesitated at this, and began to expos­tulate ; but Tricksey-Wee, believing it would be good for his morals, insisted; and the giant pro­mised.
Then she required of him, that, when she gave
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