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Keep out of Chancery.... It's being ground to bits in a slow mill; it's being roasted at a slow fire; it's being stung to death by ...
The white man comes, pale as the dawn, with a load of thought, with a slumbering intelligence as a fire raked up, knowing well wha ...
Some say the world will end in fire,
Some say in ice.
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As kingfishers catch fire, dragonflies draw flame;
Slow, slow, fresh fount, keep time with my salt tears;
Yet slower yet, oh faintly gentle springs:
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Kick up the fire, and let the flames break loose
To drive the shadows back;
Prolong the talk on this or that excuse....
So slowly the hot elephant hearts
grow full of desire,
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The elephant, the huge old beast,
is slow to mate;
O delicate walker, babbler, dialectician Fire,
O enemy and image of ourselves,
Gradually I regained my usual composure. I reread Pale Fire more carefully. I liked it better when expecting less. And what was th ...
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