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There exist few things more tedious than a discussion of general ideas inflicted by author or reader upon a work of fiction.
An oblong puddle inset in the coarse asphalt; like a fancy footprint filled to the brim with quicksilver; like a spatulate hole th ...
It was at that moment, just after Krug had fallen through the bottom of a confused dream and sat up on the straw with a gasp--and ...
I could also distinguish the glint of a special puddle (the one Krug had somehow perceived through the layer of his own life), an ...
While the system of holding people in hostage is as old as the oldest war, a fresher note is introduced when a tyrannic state is a ...
'Tis no sinister nor awkward claim
Picked from the wormholes of long-vanished days,
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I am settled, and bend up
Each corporal agent to this terrible feat.
Therefore God also highly exalted him and gave him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee shou ...
Love is sinister,
is mean to us in separation;
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The past absconds
With our fortunes just as we were rounding a major
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