Howard Lovecraft

    Jahandar Joey Wolfhas quoted2 years ago
    when a vast series of raids and arrests occurred, followed by the deliberate burning and dynamiting – under suitable precautions – of an enormous number of crumbling, worm-eaten, and supposedly empty houses along the abandoned waterfront.

    когда произошла обширная серия рейдов и арестов, за которыми последовали преднамеренные поджоги и взрывы – при соответствующих мерах предосторожности – огромного количества разрушенных, изъеденных червями и предположительно пустых домов вдоль заброшенной набережной.

    Jahandar Joey Wolfhas quoted2 years ago
    Keener news-followers, however, wondered at the prodigious number of arrests, the abnormally large force of men used in making them, and the secrecy surrounding the disposal of the prisoners.
    Jahandar Joey Wolfhas quoted2 years ago
    No trials, or even definite charges were reported; nor were any of the captives seen thereafter in the regular gaols of the nation. There were vague statements about disease and concentration camps, and later about dispersal in various naval and military prisons, but nothing positive ever developed.

    Никаких судебных процессов или даже определенных обвинений не было сообщено; и никто из пленников не был замечен после этого в обычных тюрьмах страны. Были смутные заявления о болезнях и концентрационных лагерях, а позже о расселении по различным военно-морским и военным тюрьмам, но ничего положительного так и не появилось.

    Jahandar Joey Wolfhas quoted2 years ago
    "Thar's whar it all begun – that cursed place of all wickedness whar the deep water starts. Gate o' hell – sheer drop daown to a bottom no saoundin'-line kin tech. Ol' Cap'n Obed done it – him that faound aout more'n was good fer him in the Saouth Sea islands.
    "Everybody was in a bad way them days. Trade fallin' off, mills losin' business – even the new ones – an' the best of our menfolks kilt aprivateerin' in the War of 1812 or lost with the Elizy brig an' the Ranger scow – both on 'em Gilman venters.
    Jahandar Joey Wolfhas quoted2 years ago
    The mere telling helps me to restore confidence in my own faculties; to reassure myself that I was not the first to succumb to a contagious nightmare hallucination. It helps me, too, in making up my mind regarding a certain terrible step which lies ahead of me.
    al mhas quotedlast year
    I had been assured that the old man could do nothing but hint at wild, disjointed, and incredible legends, and I had been warned that the natives made it unsafe to be seen talking with him; yet the thought of this aged witness to the town's decay, with memories going back to the early days of ships and factories, was a lure that no amount of reason could make me resist.
    Marhas quoted8 months ago
    the ultimate quintessence of unknown and inhuman evil
    Nikola Stajichas quoted4 months ago
    True bliss, methinks, a man can only find

    In virtuous life, & cultivated mind
    Mónica Ramírezhas quoted2 years ago
    I cannot think of the deep sea without shuddering at the nameless things that may at this very moment be crawling and floundering on its slimy bed, worshipping their ancient stone idols and carving their own detestable likenesses on submarine obelisks of water-soaked granite. I dream of a day when they may rise above the billows to drag down in their reeking talons the remnants of puny, war-exhausted mankind—of a day when the land shall sink, and the dark ocean floor shall ascend amidst universal pandemonium.
    Dane Drakehas quoted2 years ago
    I do not mean to imply
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