The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

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iSS                        THE SHADOWS.
results of the dashing of the waves of the light against the solid forms of which their houses are full. We do not care to tell them the truth, for they would never see it. But let the worldly man -----or the frivolous woman-----and then-----"
At each of the pauses indicated, the mass of Shadows throbbed and heaved with emotion ; but they soon settled again into comparative stillness. Once more the Shadow addressed himself to speak. But suddenly they all looked up, and the king, following their gaze, saw that the aurora had begun to pale.
" The moon is rising," said the Shadow. " As soon as she looks over the mountains into the valley, we must be gone, for we have plenty to do by the moon : we are powerful in her light. But if your majesty will come here to-morrow night, your majesty may learn a great deal more about us, and judge for himself whether it be
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