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delight over the Greek's discomfiture, and disgust with myself for having gone to witness the killing of a fellow-creature.
host of southern stars came out to light me home. They shone with
unusual splendor, I thought, and twinkled as though to convey a message
to me. I tried hard to understand, but the best I could make of it was,
"It's too glorious a night for killing or being killed."