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'I slept very comfortably with half a dozen smoke-dried human skulls suspended over my head'
'He had suddenly become motionless in his turn, his jaw dropping. So much feminine luxury made him blush with pleasure'
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'I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best'
'The sky hung before him, a black curtain spattered with white'
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