The Princess and the Goblin - online book

A Children's Fantasy Book By George MacDonald - illustrated version.

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What the Nurse thought of it 37
princess let the tone pass, and heeded only the words.
" You won't say it again, I am sure," she answered, once more turning towards her nurse. " I was only going to say that if you had been twice as nice-looking as you are, some king or other would have married you, and then what would have become of me?"
" You are an angel!" repeated the nurse, again embracing her.
"Now," insisted Irene, "you will come and see my grandmotherówon't you?"
"I will go with you anywhere you like, my cherub," she answered; and in two minutes the weary little princess was fast asleep.
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