It was strange too that he found an arid pleasure in following up to the end the rigid lines of the doctrines of the church and penetrating into obscure silences only to hear and feel the more deeply his own condemnation.
Evening had fallen when he woke and the sand and arid grasses of his bed glowed no longer.
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My skin dries in the arid desert climate.
a technically perfect but arid performance of the sonata