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As I Lay Dying
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  • He does not approach the bed.
  • Square, with a broken roof set at a single pitch, it leans in empty and shimmering dilapidation in the sunlight, a single broad window in two opposite walls giving onto the approaches of the path.

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  • Jewel approaches.
  • It just stands there, watching Mack over its shoulder, swinging its hind quarters toward him whenever he approaches.
  • We approach the crest, where the street runs, where cars go back and forth; the mules haul the wagon up and onto the crest and the street.
  • That’s what they mean by the womb of time: the agony and the despair of spreading bones, the hard girdle in which lie the outraged entrails of events Cash’s head turns slowly as we approach, his pale empty sad composed and questioning face following the red and empty curve; beside the bade wheel Jewel sits the horse, gazing straight ahead.

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as in: approached the city Define
to come near or nearer
as in: use the best approach Define
a way of doing something; or a rout that leads to a particular place
as in: approached her with the proposal Define
to speak with someone about something for the first time -- such as a proposal -- often something discussed in a delicate, tentative way
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