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  • A second said, “Thrice, and once the hedge-pig whined.”

    Something Wicked

  • The hearthstone was still soiled with the last cold ashes, and leaves had been blown into corners and silted there into nesting-places for the hibernating hedge-pig and the dormouse.

    The Potter's Field

  • [Illustration: 'I would kiss you on every one of your thousand spears,' she said, 'to give you what you wish.'] 'Oh, you can't go on being a hedge-pig for ever,' she said, 'it's not fair.

    The Magic World

  • They talked about everything under the sun, and the hedge-pig was the best of company.

    The Magic World

  • 'Well,' said the Princess thoughtfully, 'since you're a hedge-pig I suppose you may love me, and I may love you.

    The Magic World

  • 'What is the other thing that you remember of your hedge-pig wisdom?' asked the Queen curiously.

    The Magic World

  • So the Princess put her hedge-pig in its little box and went on, looking everywhere for her father and mother, and, after more adventures than I have time to tell you, she found them at last, living in quite a poor way in a semi-detached villa at Tooting.

    The Magic World

  • 'If you had,' said the hedge-pig, 'it would have been the shape of a dead man.

    The Magic World

  • 'I've thrown away my life-wish, and he's still a hedge-pig.

    The Magic World

  • Don't you remember how you cured the King and Queen of all the wounds the hedge-pig made by rolling itself on to their faces in the night? '

    The Magic World

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