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  • Fone Bone's attempts to compromise between the Valley-dwellers 'belief and his own disbelief evoked outrage on a previous occasion: in volume 5, Rock Jaw, Bone gets in an argument with an irate beaver who calls the Dreaming "hum-hum":

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  • As Jaya walked up the hill, the air was filled with weekend chores: the steady insect hum-hum of lawn mowers, fathers home early, putting up the window screens, mothers shaking out cushions on the deck chairs.

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  • a coarse cotton cloth formerly imported from India.

    August 11, 2018