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earth and all it has gone through and by all means, after a good1
ground kiss to Terracussa and for wars luck our lefftoff's flung2
over our home homoplate, cling to it as with drowning hands,3
hoping against hope all the while that, by the light of philo-4
phosy, (and may she never folsage us!) things will begin to clear5
up a bit one way or another within the next quarrel of an hour6
and be hanged to them as ten to one they will too, please the pigs,7
as they ought to categorically, as, stricly between ourselves, there8
is a limit to all things so this will never do.9
    For, with that farmfrow's foul flair for that flayfell foxfetor, 10
(the calamite's columitas calling for calamitous calamitance) who11
that scrutinising marvels at those indignant whiplooplashes; those12
so prudently bolted or blocked rounds; the touching reminiscence13
of an incompletet trail or dropped final; a round thousand whirli-14
gig glorioles, prefaced by (alas!) now illegible airy plumeflights,15
all tiberiously ambiembellishing the initials majuscule of Ear-16
wicker: the meant to be baffling chrismon trilithon sign M, finally17
called after some his hes hecitency Hec, which, moved contra-18
watchwise, represents his title in sigla as the smaller ALP, fontly19
called following a certain change of state of grace of nature alp20
or delta, when single, stands for or tautologically stands beside21
the consort: (though for that matter, since we have heard from22
Cathay cyrcles how the hen is not mirely a tick or two after the23
first fifth fourth of the second eighth twelfth       siangchang24
hongkong sansheneul       but yirely the other and thirtieth of the25
ninth from the twentieth, our own vulgar 432 and 1132 irre-26
spectively, why not take the former for a village inn, the latter27
for an upsidown bridge, a multiplication marking for crossroads28
ahead, which you like pothook for the family gibbet, their old29
fourwheedler for the bucker's field, a tea anyway for a tryst30
someday, and his onesidemissing for an allblind alley leading to31
an Irish plot in the Champ de Mors, not?) the steady monologuy32
of the interiors; the pardonable confusion for which some blame33
the cudgel and more blame the soot but unthanks to which34
the pees with their caps awry are quite as often as not taken35
for kews with their tails in their or are quite as often as not36