And in the very wonder of this, it would be itself again; distinct and clear as ever.
This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate.
For as its belt sparkled and glittered now in one part and now in another, and what was light one instant, at another time was dark, so the figure itself fluctuated in its distinctness: being now a thing with one arm, now with one leg, now with twenty legs, now a pair of legs without a head, now a head without a body: of which dissolving parts, no outline would be visible in the dense gloom wherein they melted away.
Suddenly a man, in foreign garments: wonderfully real and distinct to look at: stood outside the window, with an axe stuck in his belt, and leading by the bridle an ass laden with wood.
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Martinez and his colleagues identified 21 distinct emotions made by the human face.