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

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At the Back of the North Wind
"Won't you jump in, sir?" he said. "I will take you wherever you like."
"Thank you, my man; but I have no money; so I can't."
I shall be much happier if you will get in. You have saved me all I had. I owe you a lift, sir."
" Which way are you going?" " To Charing Cross ; but I don't mind where I go."
"Well, I am very tired. If you will take me to Charing Cross, I shall be greatly obliged to you. I have walked from Gravesend, and had hardly a penny left to get through the tunnel."
So saying, he opened the door and got in, and Dia≠mond drove away.
But as he drove, he could not help fancying he had seen the gentlemanófor Diamond knew he was a gentle≠manóbefore. Do all he could, however, he could not
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