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She ran for some distance, turned several times, and then began to be afraid 14
She clapped her hands with delight, and up rose such a flapping of wings 22
"Never mind, Princess Irene," he said. "You mustn't kiss me to-night. But you shan't break your word. I will come another time" 42
In an instant she was on the saddle, and clasped in his great strong arms 68
"Come," and she still held out her arms 96
The goblins fell back a little when he began, and made horrible grimaces all through the rhyme 118
Curdie went on after her, flashing his torch about 138
There sat his mother by the fire, and in her arms lay the princess fast asleep 184



I.  Why the Princess Has a Story About Her 9
II.  The Princess Loses Herself 13
III.  The Princess and—We Shall See Who 16
IV.  What the Nurse Thought of It 24
V.  The Princess Lets Well Alone 29
VI.  The Little Miner 32
VII.  The Mines 45
VIII.  The Goblins 50
IX.  The Hall of the Goblin Palace 59
X.  The Princess's King-Papa 68
XI.  The Old Lady's Bedroom 73
XII.  A Short Chapter about Curdie 82
XIII.  The Cobs' Creatures 85
XIV.  That Night Week 90
XV.  Woven and then Spun 95
XVI.  The Ring 106
XVII.  Spring-Time 109
XVIII.  Curdie's Clue 112
XIX.  Goblin Counsels 122
XX.  Irene's Clue 128
XXI.  The Escape 134
XXII.  The Old Lady and Curdie 147
XXIII.  Curdie and His Mother 155
XXIV.  Irene Behaves Like a Princess 165
XXV.  Curdie Comes to Grief 168
XXVI.  The Goblin-Miners 174
XXVII.  The Goblins in the King's House 177
XXVIII.  Curdie's Guide 184
XXIX.  Mason-Work 189
XXX.  The King and the Kiss 192
XXXI.  The Subterranean Waters 196
XXXII.  The Last Chapter 202
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