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(About Countries, Life, Man, Violence, Weather)

That's the one trouble with this country: everything, weather, all, hangs on too long. Like our rivers, our land: opaque, slow, violent; shaping and creating the life of man in its implacable and brooding image.

("As I Lay Dying")


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