The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

Includes The Giant's Heart & the Shadows, By George MacDonald

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anybody, they shone yellow and green. What they looked like when she loved anybody, I do not know ; for I never heard of her loving any­body but herself, and I do not think she could have managed that if she had not somehow got used to herself. But what made it highly im­prudent in the king to forget her was—that she was awfully clever. In fact, she was a witch ; and when she bewitched anybody, he veiy soon had enough of it ; for she beat all the wicked fairies in wickedness, and all the clever ones in cleverness. She despised all the modes we read of in history, in which offended fairies and witches have taken their revenges; and therefore, after waiting and waiting in vain for an invitation, she made up her mind at last to go without one, and make the whole family miserable, like a princess as she was.
So she put on her best gown, went to the
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