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Página 9 - The living soul was flash'd on mine, And mine in this was wound, and whirl'd About empyreal heights of thought, And came on that which is, and caught The deep pulsations of the world, /Eonian music measuring out The steps of Time— the shocks of Chance— The blows of Death. At length my trance Was cancell'd, stricken thro
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