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2020.09.24 08:56

Excerpt from The Whisperer in Darkness by H.P. Lovecraft.

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quaint, sightly village of Newfane, reached in less than an hour, was our last link with that world which man can definitely call his own by virtue of conquest and complete occupancy. After that we cast off all allegiance to immediate, tangible, and time-touched things, and entered a fantastic world of hushed unreality in which the narrow, ribbon-like road rose and fell and curved with an almost sentient and purposeful caprice amidst the tenantless green peaks and half-deserted valleys. Except for the sound of the motor, and the faint stir of the few lonely farms we passed at infrequent intervals, the only thing that reached my ears was the gurgling, insidious trickle of strange waters from numberless hidden fountains in the shadowy woods.
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  • Shamus 2020.09.24 08:57

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    I enjoyed this part. It reminds me that outside of settled places there are still remote locations in the world untrodden by humans. Perhaps many are even closer than we realise.
  • Kate 2020.11.10 18:42

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    Wow.

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