George MacDonald was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister.
Known particularly for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels, George MacDonald inspired many authors, such as W.H. Audent, J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, E. Nesbit and Madeleine L'Engle. It was C.S. Lewis who wrote that he regarded MacDonald as his "master": "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read. A few hours later," said... more »
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- For Where Your Treasure Is, There Will Y...
- A Baby-Sermon
- A Broken Prayer
- Love Is Strength
- A Better Thing
- A Book of Dreams: Part I
- A Birth-Day Wish
- A Cry
- Blessed Are The Meek, For They Shall Inh...
- A Dream of Waking
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''Where did you come from, Baby dear?George MacDonald (1824-1905), Scottish poet. At the Back of the North Wind (l. 1-4). . . Oxford Book of Children's Verse, The. Iona Opie and Peter...
Out of the everywhere into the here.
Where did you get your eyes so blue?
Out of the sky as I came through.''
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