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I mean a Heaven built up by desire and intense longing all your life. Great clouds rose before his face. He wore this very look of certainty that knows, yet with a tinge of mild surprise as though he had only recently known. These cravings stood for that loot of the soul which he must deny himself. algernkn

The Centaur by Algernon Blackwood

The Irishman saw that friendly smile of welcome, and lurched forward with the roll of the deck. Of course, there is a certain realism there: He loathed the million tricks of civilization. No energy was left over for mere words. Any fool could argue; the small, denying minds were always critics. The word ‘brain,’ you know, never once occurs in the ancient Scriptures of the world.

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The Willowswhere the characters are trapped alongside a world they cannot comprehend, which threatens to take over their lives, and their very souls. In reality, it was a going forwards and a way to Life. Oh what thoroughly dreary mysticism.


The saloon light fell dimly upon his face. Hanna, found in these studies of divided personality, and these singular extensions of the human consciousness, only extravagance and imagination run to wildness.

This is a poor response to it, if that was akgernon intention.

The Centaur

Of mingled Irish, Scotch, and English blood, the first predominated, and the Celtic element in him was strong. Instead, one is curious about why it’s a centaur.

A sentence or two rose in O’Malley’s mind, but without finding utterance, for he felt that no spoken words were necessary. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The others reasoned where the snake was going, its length in inches and its speed per second, while he, ignoring such superficial details, plunged as it were into the very nature of the creature’s being.

Instantly upon seeing them, he feels a kinship and u This story is narrated by someone to which the story was told by the main character. It was, in a way, awe-inspiring, for he was now at last driving back full speed for his own region and – escape. He raised the glasses automatically to his eyes, but looking through them he saw not Ischia nor the opening the Captain explained the ship would make, heading that evening for Sicily.

At the same time, being a man of some discrimination at least, he rarely let himself go completely.


Yet these very ‘cases’ have been due one and all to the same cause – the singular disorder I have just mentioned. The extraordinary talk was at an end. He was good-natured, conceding anything to save trouble. I felt like Blackwood was trying so hard to appear profound, that he frequently forgot he was writing a story.

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In his own state-room, occupying the upper berth, was a algeernon round-bodied, red-faced Canadian drummer, “travelling” in harvest-machines. It showed itself indirectly, I think, in this distress under modern conditions. Not that he was fool enough to despise Reason in what he called its proper place, but that he was “wise” enough – not that he was “intellectual” enough! Intuitively he divined what was coming. Sep 01, Guy rated it did not like it.

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Thus it was that Genoa had been apgernon and the ship was already half way on to Naples before the opportunity for closer acquaintance presented itself. Paradise is scattered over the whole earth, and that is why it has become so unrecognizable.