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I am not nearly important enough to be anybody's fairy-godmother.'
I shan't run away, because I want to see my fairy-godmother so much.'
She noticed that his eyes looked very like those of her fairy-godmother.
"In the little house you will find a treasure," her fairy-godmother had said.
"There was never need of a fairy-godmother for you," he told her, his voice grave.Then I'll Come Back to You
A generous benefactor, as in An anonymous fairy godmother donated the money for the new organ. This expression alludes to a stock character in fairy tales such as Cinderella, who gives unexpected and much needed assistance. [Late 1800s]