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The Time Machine
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  • What strange developments of humanity, what wonderful advances upon our rudimentary civilization, I thought, might not appear when I came to look nearly into the dim elusive world that raced and fluctuated before my eyes!
  • The fluctuating contours of the land ebbed and flowed.
  • Presently, as I went on, still gaining velocity, the palpitation of night and day merged into one continuous greyness; the sky took on a wonderful deepness of blue, a splendid luminous color like that of early twilight; the jerking sun became a streak of fire, a brilliant arch, in space; the moon a fainter fluctuating band; and I could see nothing of the stars, save now and then a brighter circle flickering in the blue.

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  • Cattle markets tend to fluctuate a lot, and some years, you don’t make much of anything.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • My courage and my resolution is firm; but my hopes fluctuate, and my spirits are often depressed.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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