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Three Hearts and Three Lions (1961)
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They were not plagued that night, which Hugi said was without doubt because something worse was being prepared. Holger was inclined to share the dwarf's pessimism.
As evil waxes, the very men who stand for good will in their fear use ever worse means o' fighting, and thereby give evil a free beachhead.
Holger wished he had read the old tales more closely; he had only a dim childhood recollection of them.
You are much too kind, said Holger, overwhelmed.
Nay. Alfric waved his hand. You mortals know not how tedious undying life can become, and how gladly a challenge such as this is greeted. 'Tis I should thank you.
You cannot imagine how wearisome existence grows, alone and immortal.
But your sign says you can conjure up ever-filled purses, Holger began.
Advertising, Martinus admitted. Corroborative detail intended to lend artistic verisimilitude.
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I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.
November 25, 1926
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