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

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Diamond's Dream
little heart ran out of his mouth, and did his father and mother good. When he went to bed, which he did early, being more tired, as you may suppose, than usual, he was still thinking what the nonsense could be like which the angels sang when they were too happy to sing sense. But before coming to any conclusion he fell fast asleep. And no wonder, for it must be acknow­ledged a difficult question.
That night he had a very curi­ous dream which I thinkmyreaders would like to have told them. They would, at least, if they are as fond
of nice dreams as I am, and don't have enough of them of their own.
He dreamed that he was running about in the twi-light in the old garden. He thought he was waiting for North Wind, but she did not come. So he would run down to the back gate, and see if she wrere there. He ran and ran. It was a good long garden out of
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