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used in As I Lay Dying

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a very large number — often of things that are not identical
  • On the long flank of it the rain crashes steadily, myriad, fluctuant.
    Section 17 — Darl (6) (60% in)
  • Then they are rigid, motionless, terrific, the horse back-thrust on stiffened, quivering legs, with lowered head; Jewel with dug heels, shutting off the horse's wind with one hand, with the other patting the horse's neck in short strokes myriad and caressing, cursing the horse with obscene ferocity.
    Section 3 — Darl (2) (72% in)
  • It talks up to us in a murmur become ceaseless and myriad, the yellow surface dimpled monstrously into fading swirls travelling along the surface for an instant, silent, impermanent and profoundly significant, as though just beneath the surface something huge and alive waked for a moment of lazy alertness out of and into light slumber again.
    Section 34 — Darl (12) (1% in)
  • As though the clotting which is you had dissolved into the myriad original motion, and seeing and hearing in themselves blind and deaf; fury in itself quiet with stagnation.
    Section 37 — Darl (13) (98% in)

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