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- Lying, in January, in that thin, linen sack, lying on a granite floor, without fire, in the gloom of a cell whose oblique air-hole allowed only the cold breeze, but never the sun, to enter from without, she did not appear to suffer or even to think.1.6.3 — Vol 1 Bk 6 Chpt 3 — History of a Leavened Cake of Maize (79% in)
- The owl often assumes this oblique attitude.2.11.2 — Vol 2 Bk 11 Chpt 2 — The Beautiful Creature.... (32% in)
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