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One discovers that one has passed through it just as one passed what is to-day
our horizon. One looks back and says, “Why, there it is.” One looks forward and
says the same. It lies either in the old days when we used to, or in the new days ...
As to me, I own I stood there looking with impatience at a passing canopy that
seemed all gold, with three priests in gorgeous capes ... The procession had
passed; people were rising from their knees and pouring out of the narrow street.
But the watch came, and, in short—on such an occasion as this there is no time
for words—I passed the night in the watch-house. Many and many a night I
passed there when I and Lord But I am losing time.” “You ain't fit to walk the
streets of ...
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“And on this ghostly sigh, on this breath, with the feeble click of beads in the nun’s hands, a silence fell upon the room, vast as the stillness of a world of unknown faiths, loves, beliefs, of ... Read full review