Puck of Pook’s Hill

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Author: Rudyard Kipling
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 61,168 / 173 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.5
LoC Category: PR
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 1,023
Added to site: 2008.07.12
mnybks.net#: 21492
Origin: gutenberg.org
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ou shall hear, though It shall have happened three thousand year; and you shall know neither Doubt nor Fear. Fast! Hold fast all I give you.'

The children shut their eyes, but nothing happened.

'Well?' said Una, disappointedly opening them. 'I thought there would be dragons.'

'Though It shall have happened three thousand year,' said Puck, and counted on his fingers. 'No; I'm afraid there were no dragons three thousand years ago.'

'But there hasn't happened anything at all,' said Dan.

'Wait awhile,' said Puck. 'You don't grow an oak in a year--and Old England's older than twenty oaks. Let's sit down again and think. I can do that for a century at a time.'

'Ah, but you are a fairy,' said Dan.

'Have you ever heard me use that word yet?' said Puck, quickly.

'No. You talk about "the People of the Hills," but you never say "fairies,"' said Una. 'I was wondering at that. Don't you like it?'

'How would you like to be called "mortal" or "human bei

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