There is another world, but it is in this one.

Paul Eluard. Œuvres complètes, vol. 1, Gallimard, 1968.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Poe Baudelaire Bloch

DURING the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, on horseback, through a singularly dreary tract of country, and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of the melancholy House of Usher....


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During a whole autumn day, a sooty, dark and silent day, when the clouds weighed heavy and low in the sky, I had crossed alone and on horseback a strangely gloomy expanse of country, and finally, as the evening shadows approached I found myself in sight of the melancholy Usher House....


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During the whole of a dull, dark, and soundless day in the autumn of the year, when the clouds hung oppressively low in the heavens, I had been passing alone, by automobile, through a singularly dreary tract of country, and at length found myself, as the shades of the evening drew on, within view of my destination….


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