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George MacDonald

1824–1905. Scottish novelist and minister.

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At a Glance

Rilla of Ingleside (1)

At the Back of the North Wind (1871 novel)

Where did you come from, baby dear?
Out of the everywhere into here. (chapter 33)

Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 7 (“‘come out of the everywhere’ into such a dubious ‘here’”).


George MacDonald, At the Back of the North Wind (1871; Philadelphia and London: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1909), p. 301. Online at

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