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Fairies Afield

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Author: Mrs Molesworth
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 53,514 / 154 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 2,712
Added to site: 2012.05.21 31417

mong linen, was both fresher and more delicate to begin with, and lasted much longer than that of the finest lavender. But she said nothing of the sort of mystery connected with the powder; some instinct prevented her doing so. Nor did she tell that but a little of it remained, or that their stock of rose-leaves would soon be exhausted.

"Who knows what may happen before that?" she reflected, and the words of Linde's dream-visitor recurred to her, "Three times, and then ask the robin."

Dame Barbara was quite satisfied and greatly delighted.

"Here," she said, fumbling for her substantial purse, "a groat for two ounces of it, did you say? No, a half-groat only? My dear, you'll have to raise your prices if the perfume is so excellent! Well to begin with, give me the four ounces straight away, and here's a half-groat over and above what it all comes to--dried leaves and fresh ones and flowers, all together--just the tiny silver piece for luck, you know."

Aria and Linde smiled and thanke



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