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In the Face of Darkness

“There was something ominous in the atmosphere” (75)
“The voice was gone” (154)
“The flight of the last hope from the Earth,” (122)
“waiting for the passing away of a fantastic invasion.” (105)
“No other man can ever know.” (99)

“Red clusters of canvas...with gleams of varnished spirits,” (65)
“Starched collars and got-up shirt fronts were achievements of character. (56)
“Striving after something, altogether without a substance.” (123)
“It would go to pieces before the first sunset.” (77)
“No other man can ever know.” (99)

“The sun sank low...from glowing white changed to a dull red without rays and without heat, As if about to go out suddenly; stricken with death by the touch of that gloom brooding over a crowd of men.” (66)
“A treacherous appeal to the lurking death” (105)
“No other man can ever know.” (99)

“The profound darkness of its heart.” (105)
“Offer a sacrifice to” escape the madness of the mind. (70)
“Its light was dim” (74)
“The greatness, the amazing reality of concealed life” (95)
“No other man can ever know.” (99)

“Exactly as a man’s backbone is seen running down the middle of his back under the skin,” (119)
“it echoed loudly within him..he was hollow at the core.” (138)
“Traveling back to the earliest beginnings of the world.” (105)
“the jocose dream of that eternal slumber.” (138)
“No other man can ever know.” (99)

“The silence of the land went home to one’s very heart,” (95)
“And accepted it with a sort of eager fatalism.” (134)
“Voices lost in the calm of the evening,” (139)
“not a living soul was seen.” (139)
“No other man can ever know.” (99)

“It takes place in an impalpable greyness,” (154)
“the heart of an…...

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