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avert
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As I Lay Dying
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  • We move, Balancing it as though it were something infinitely precious, our faces averted, breathing through our teeth to keep our nostrils closed.
  • But not my soul: time after time I saw them averted at destruction’s final instant, and I lifted my voice above the noise of the flood: "Praise to Thee, O Mighty Lord and King.

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