LILITH A Fantasy Novel By George MacDonald - online book

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ledge more dangerous than any amount of ignorance. To know all things would not be greatness.'
'At least it was for love of them, not from cowardice that I served the giants ! '
' Granted. But you ought to have served the Little Ones, not the giants ! You ought to have given the Little Ones water; then they would soon have taught the giants their true position. In the meantime you could yourself have made the giants cut down two-thirds of their coarse fruit-trees to give room to the little delicate ones ! You lost your chance with the Lovers, Mr. Vane! You speculated about them instead of helping them!'
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