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Old 11-25-2009, 06:05 PM
KarlGauss KarlGauss is offline
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Thanks all.

Wow, I have a bad ear for things like that. It sounded so wrong to me. There you go.

You noted that the sentence might be considered "poetic","pretentious", and of "good meter". In fact, it's from The Road by Cormac McCarthy. He could well be described with each of those three characterizations. I'm impressed!