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Childhood's End
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  • There were no steps; it was steep and smooth as a toboggan slide and, one would have thought, equally impossible to ascend or descend in any ordinary manner.
  • illy to the crowds beneath, and to their anxious parents-who, too late, had probably remembered the legend of the Pied Piper-the children began swiftly ascending the steep slope.
  • Waxing and waning with a peculiar rhythm, it ascended ever more swiftly into the sky, drawing a fluctuating line of light across the stars.
  • The ship itself was invisible, already far ahead of that ascending light.
  • A few dried fragments of weed, trapped among the rocks, marked the limit of the ascending waters.

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  • We saw the rocket ascend.
  • The path ascended to the top of the hill

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