The Princess and the Goblin - online book

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

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Spring-Time                      167
primroses, and not so many that she ever got tired of them. As often as she saw a new one opening an eye of light in the blind earth, she would clap her hands with gladness, and un­like some children I know, instead of pulling
it, would touch it as tenderly, as if it had been a new baby, and, having made its acquaintance, would leave it as happy as she found it. She treated the plants on which they grew like birds nests; every fresh flower was like a new little bird to her. She would pay visits to all the
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