Unformatted text preview: nce again, she laughed, and she said that it would have what it would have, and lavished everything upon us because we served its purpose. "It wants strength; every hour and every day in our presence, we give it strength; and it pushes for one thing: that is the birth of a witch so strong that she can make it once and for all material." "Well, that isn't going to be my baby sister, Katherine," I said. She smiled and nodded her head. "I fear you're right, but the strength comes and goes. You have it. Your brother has none." "Don't be so sure," I said. "He's more easily frightened. He's seen it and it has made an ugly face at him to keep him from Katherine's cradle. I don't require ugly faces, nor do I flee from them. And I have too much sense to overturn Katherine's cradle. But tell me, how is a witch going to make it flesh forever? Even with Mother, I see it solid for no more than two, three minutes at most. What does it mean to do?" "I don't know," she said. "Tru...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course WRITING 220.200 taught by Professor Julie during the Spring '10 term at Johns Hopkins.
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