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...sleep sound o' nights because of the bad fairies.
ELEANOR. She shall cry no more; she shall sleep sound enough if thou wilt take me to her. I am her good fairy.
GEOFFREY. But you don't look like a good fairy. Mother does. You are not pretty, like mother.
ELEANOR. We can't all of us be as pretty as thou art--(_aside_) little bastard. Come, here is a golden chain I will give thee if thou wilt lead me to thy mother.
GEOFFREY. No--no gold. Mother says gold spoils all.Love is the only gold.
ELEANOR. I love thy mother, my pretty boy. Show me where thou camest out of the wood.
GEOFFREY. By this tree; but I don't know if I can find the way back again.
ELEANOR. Where's the warder?
GEOFFREY. Very bad. Somebody struck him.
ELEANOR. Ay? who was that?
GEOFFREY. Can't tell. But I heard say he had had a stroke, or you'd have heard his horn before now. Come along, then; we shall see the silk here and there, and I want my supper.
... Tennyson, Lord Alfred
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