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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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  • But it was the tragedy of Golz that oppressed him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I, myself, felt hollow and not well and I was full of shame and a sense of wrongdoing and I had a great feeling of oppression and of bad to come, as this morning after the planes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a feeling of consecration to a duty toward all of the oppressed of the world which would be as difficult and embarrassing to speak about as religious experience and yet it was authentic as the feeling you had when you heard Bach, or stood in Chartres Cathedral or the Cathedral at Leon and saw the light coming through the great windows; or when you saw Mantegna and Greco and Brueghel in the Prado.  (not reviewed by editor)

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