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A Complete Illustrated children's fantasy book by George MacDonald.

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Out in the Storm                  77
to have only your hair and the back of your neck and no wind at all.
" But it is surely more comfortable there?"
"Well, perhaps; but I begin to think there are better things than being comfortable."
" Yes, indeed there are. Well, I will keep you in front of me. You will feel the wind, but not too much. I shall only want one arm to take care of you; the other will be quite enough to sink the ship."
" Oh, dear North Wind! how can you talk so?"
" My dear boy, I never talk; I always mean what I say."
"Then you do mean to sink the ship with the other hand?"
"It's not like you."
" How do you know that?"
"Quite easily. Here you are taking care of a poor little boy with one arm, and there you are
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