George MacDonald quote about eyes from The Princess and the Goblin - Her face was fair and pretty, with eyes like two bits of night sky, each with a star dissolved in the blue.
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Her face was fair and pretty, with eyes like two bits of night sky, each with a star dissolved in the blue.
 George MacDonald, The Princess and the Goblin (1872). copy citation

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Author George MacDonald
Source The Princess and the Goblin
Topic eyes prettiness
Date 1872
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/708/708-h/708-h.htm

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“The princess, whose name was Irene, was born there, but she was sent soon after her birth, because her mother was not very strong, to be brought up by country people in a large house, half castle, half farmhouse, on the side of another mountain, about half-way between its base and its peak.
The princess was a sweet little creature, and at the time my story begins was about eight years old, I think, but she got older very fast. Her face was fair and pretty, with eyes like two bits of night sky, each with a star dissolved in the blue. Those eyes you would have thought must have known they came from there, so often were they turned up in that direction. The ceiling of her nursery was blue, with stars in it, as like the sky as they could make it.” source

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