REPOST: Re: Reasons for Rome's Decline and Fall
From: Raktizer Omheit (cequka_at_iprimus.com.au)
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 15:46:03 +1100
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> whose nervous system had been enervated by a constant
> course of self-indulgence, had nothing to support the terror of
> the shock, and, at the time her husband breathed his last, was
> passing from one fainting fit to another; and he to whom she had
> been joined in the mysterious tie of marriage passed from her
> forever, without the possibility of even a parting word.
> Miss Ophelia, with characteristic strength and self-control,
> had remained with her kinsman to the last,--all eye, all ear, all
> attention; doing everything of the little that could be done, and
> joining with her whole soul in the tender and impassioned prayers
> which the poor slave had poured forth for the soul of his dying master.
> When they were arranging him for his last rest, they found upon
> his bosom a small, plain miniature case, opening with a spring.
> It was the miniature of a noble and beautiful female face; and on
> the reverse, under a crystal, a lock of dark hair. They laid them
> back on the lifeless breast,--dust to dust,--poor mournful relics
> of early dreams, which once made that cold heart beat so warmly!
> Tom's whole soul was filled with thoughts of eternity; and while
> he ministered around the lifeless clay, he did not once think
> that the sudden stroke had left him in hopeless slavery. He felt
> at peace about his master; for in that hour, when he had poured
> forth his prayer into the bosom of his Father, he had found an
> answer of quietness and assurance springing up within himself.
> In the depths of his own affectionate nature, he fel
>email@example.com, your drug-induced stream-of-consciousness rambling is
>making you an honest person, because it shows what you truly are, i.e. a
>boring, cowardly cheap shot beyond redemption, sunk into a Black Hole of an
>abyss, where your private "worm" and "fire" can never die and be
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