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

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204 The Princess and the Goblin
turned and went straight downwards. Hence, as the heap sloped a good deal, growing of course wider towards its base, she had to throw away a multitude of stones to follow the thread.
But this was not all, for she soon found that the thread, after going straight down for a little way, turned first sideways in one direction, then side­ways in another, and then shot, at various angles, hither and thither inside the heap, so that she began to be afraid that to clear the thread, she
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