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  • Heeding him not, Babbalanja advanced toward the fore-most of those with the thongs, -- one Nulli: a cadaverous, ghost-like man; with a low ridge of forehead; hair, steel-gray; and wondrous eyes; -- bright, nimble, as the twin Corposant balls, playing about the ends of ships 'royal-yards in gales.

    Mardi: and A Voyage Thither, Vol. II (of 2)


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