Within the Rim and Other Essays
"[...]and every apprehension more or less promptly related themselves; it made of itself the company in which for the time the mind most naturally and yet most importunately lived. One walked of course in the shade of the ambiguous contrast-ambiguous because of the dark question of whether it was the liabilities of Belgium and France, to say nothing of their awful actualities, that made England's state so rare, or England's state that showed her tragic sisters for doubly outraged; the action of the matter was at least that of one's feeling in one's hand and weighing it there with the last tenderness, for fullest value, the golden key that unlocked every compartment of the English character. Clearly this general mystery or mixture was to be laid open under stress of fortune as never yet-the unprecedentedness was above all what came over us again and again, armaments unknown to human experience looming all the[...]."
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- 152.4 x 228.6 x 2.29mm | 108.86g
- 16 Jul 2015
- United States
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