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- In times of strong emotion mankind disdain all base considerations; but such times are evanescent.Chapters 46-48 -- Surmises; The Mat-Maker; The First Lowering (10% in)
- So that to this hunter's wondrous skill, the proverbial evanescence of a thing writ in water, a wake, is to all desired purposes well nigh as reliable as the steadfast land.Chapters 133-135 -- The Chase--First Day; The Chase--Second Day; The Chase--Third Day (35% in)
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