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Murea, the sister isle, comes into view) Tj T* -0.0958 Tc 0.2158 Tw (in rocky splendour, rising from the desert sea mysteriously,) Tj T* -0.1289 Tc 0.2489 Tw (like the unsubstantial fabric of a magic wand. endobj 13 0 obj /Length 52 0 R >> 654 0 obj Tj T* -0.1145 Tc 0.2345 Tw (He was young still, and in a few years he would look back on all) Tj T* -0.1367 Tc 0.2567 Tw (his misery with a sadness in which there would be something) Tj T* -0.0505 Tc 0.1705 Tw (not unpleasurable. << They were sullen with) Tj T* -0.0446 Tc 0.1646 Tw (unawaited dangers, and to eat them might turn a man to beast) Tj T* -0.0677 Tc 0.1877 Tw (or god. endobj >> /Length 432 0 R Tj 0 -56.64 TD -0.0013 Tc 0.1213 Tw (Chapter VI) Tj 0 -42.48 TD -0.0637 Tc 0.1837 Tw (But when at last I met Charles Strickland, it was under) Tj 0 -14.16 TD -0.084 Tc 0.204 Tw (circumstances which allowed me to do no more than just make) Tj T* -0.0863 Tc 0.2063 Tw (his acquaintance. 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