The Light Princess And Other Stories Classic Fairytales

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

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scious of reproof, and then went to the drawing-room.
"As soon as he entered, he saw the culprits in a quiet corner alone. He went up to them, took a hand of each, and joining them in both his, said, i God bless you!' Then he turned to the rest of the company, and 'Now,' said he, 'let's have a Christmas carol.'—And well he might; for though I have paid many visits to the house, I have never seen him cross since; and I am sure that must cost him a good deal of trouble."
"We have just come from a great palace," said another, "where we knew there were many child­ren, and where we thought to hear glad voices, and see royally merry looks. But as soon as we entered, we became aware that one mighty Sha­dow shrouded the whole; and that Shadow deep­ened and deepened, till it gathered in darkness about the reposing form of a wise prince. When
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