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

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Nanny's Dream                   309
the very pane I should have expected her to shine through."
"Oh, very well!" returned Nanny.
What Diamond meant, I do not pretend to say. He had curious no-tionsabout things.
" And now," said Nanny, "I didn't know what to do, for the dog kept barking at the door, and I couldn't get out. But the moon was so beautiful that I couldn't keep from looking at it through the red pane. And as I looked itgot larger and larger till it filled the whole pane and outgrew it, so that I could see it through the other panes; and it grew till it filled them too and the whole window, so that the summer-house was nearly as bright as day.
"The dog stopped barking, and I heard a gentle tapping at the door, like the wind blowing a little branch against it."
"Just like her," said Diamond, who thought every-
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