GLINDA


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GLINDAGlobal Infrastructure and Development Acquisition (US NRC)
GLINDAGreat Lakes Information Network Data Access
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"Glinda is a Good Witch, isn't she?" asked the child.
I have heard that Glinda is a beautiful woman, who knows how to keep young in spite of the many years she has lived."
"It seems, in spite of dangers, that the best thing Dorothy can do is to travel to the Land of the South and ask Glinda to help her.
Now, it wasn't likely that Dorothy would be looking for wireless messages or would heed the call; but one thing the Historian was sure of, and that was that the powerful Sorceress, Glinda, would know what he was doing and that he desired to communicate with Dorothy.
"In the South Country rules a very delightful Queen called Glinda the Good, who I am sure will gladly receive us," said the Scarecrow, getting into the Thing clumsily.
"That is cleverly thought of," declared Nick Chopper, giving the Woggle-Bug a boost and then toppling the Saw-Horse into the rear end of the cushioned seats." I know Glinda the Good, and believe she will prove a friend indeed."
"How are we to know when we come to the pallace of Glinda the Good?" he asked.
This was the important Sorceress known as Glinda the Good, who had been of great assistance to both Ozma and Dorothy.
"I used to live near the castle of a great Sorceress named Glinda the Good, and she saw my dolls and said they were very pretty.
But they were so thin that I found that any breeze would blow them over and scatter them dreadfully; so Glinda found this lonely place for me, where few people ever come.
"Glinda keeps all the rain storms away; so I never worry about my dolls getting wet.
And Dorothy looked wonderingly at this lively appearing person, who had once assembled an army of women and driven the Scarecrow from the throne of the Emerald City, and even fought a battle with the powerful army of Glinda the Sorceress.