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  • It was evidently the derelict remains of some vast structure, to what end built I could not determine.
  • And so, in that derelict museum, upon the thick soft carpeting of dust, to Weena’s huge delight, I solemnly performed a kind of composite dance, whistling The Land of the Leal as cheerfully as I could.

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as in: derelict in her duty Define
failing to fulfill one's responsibilities -- especially through lack of effort
as in: derelict ship Define
in terrible condition -- often abandoned
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