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From: David Duffy <davidD@qimr.edu.au>
Subject: (urth) Re: Digest urth.v028.n133
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2000 09:42:42 +1000 (EST)

On Tue, 18 Jan 2000 Talarican wrote:

> III:XXXIII At Castle Baldanders, when Famulimus and Barbatus set Sev
> straight regarding their lifespan, Baldanders interjects with "These things
> live only a score of years, like dogs". His tone "told [Sev] more than is
> written here, for each word fell like a stone dropped down some deep
>  cistern". Aside from the contempt obvious in B's choice of words, what did
> his tone convey to Severian?
That B. wants to live forever, while they presumably by choice reject such an

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