Excerpt from Prose, Vol. 2 of 2
After the giant had thus exercised himself (with one short interval of slumber) for more than twenty years,-twenty years in a reverie may be passed in twenty seconds, - be appeared utterly exhausted. Suddenly, as if he had been struck by apoplexy, he lay down, and stretching himself out at full length, from the rock of Gibraltar, a cross the whole continent of Europe, and beyond the arctic circle, he made his pillow of the polar ices, and fell fast asleep, - for Peace 18 only the sleep of war.'
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