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  • How, as that somebody slowly settled down into myself, did I begin to parch, and feel as if my outer covering of skin were a hard board; my tongue the bottom of an empty kettle, furred with long service, and burning up over a slow fire; the palms of my hands, hot plates of metal which no ice could cool!

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  • Nothing will grow in this parched soil.
  • Cactus is about all that will grow in this parched soil.

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