The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

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" We'll soon manage that," answered the grandfather-spider. " Come on you, down there."
Up rushed the whole army, past the children, over the edge of the nest, on to the she-eagle, and buried themselves in her feathers. In a moment she became very restless, and went pecking about with her beak. All at once she spread out her wings, with a sound like a whirlwind, and flew off to bathe in the sea; and then the spiders began to drop from her in all directions on their gossame. wings. The children had to hold fast to keep the wind of the eagle's flight from blowing them oh. As soon as it was over, they looked into the nest, and there lay the giant's heart—an awful and ugly thing.
"Make haste, child ! " said Tricksey's spider.
So Tricksey took her bag, and squeezed a drop out of it upon the heart. She thought she heara
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