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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pace.
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Or he sits in weary silence – or paceth to and fro.
And behind him paceth Greyfell; but he deems the time o'erlong
Then that small voice made a word and said: "Why paceth the fool up and down our hall, doing nothing, even as the Ravens flap croaking about the crags, abiding the war-mote and the clash of the fallow blades?"
The traveler, as he paceth amazedly through those deserts, asketh of her, Who builded them? and she mumbleth something, but what it is he heareth not.
When the Prince perused these inscriptions he said to himself, "I will tread the path whereon whoso paceth shall nevermore return."
Now the first read, "This is the road of safe chance," and the second, "This is the way of repentance;" and the third, "This is the path whereon whoso paceth shall return nevermore."
Nor did they cease faring till they reached the place where the road forked into three and on the first rock they saw written the three lines -- "This is the road of safe chance;" and "This is the way of repentance;" and "This is the path whereon whoso paceth shall return nevermore."