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Old 10th Oct 2005, 19:31   #8
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The homage of which they were so lavish succeeded, in truth, for my nerves, quite as well as if I never appeared to myself, as I may say, literally to catch them at a purpose in it.
Can someone unpack this sentence for me? What the hell is he on about?
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