Wednesday, August 09, 2017



Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), "The Colloquy of Monos and Una," Tales (New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845), pp. 100-109 (at 102):
Meantime huge smoking cities arose, innumerable. Green leaves shrank before the hot breath of furnaces. The fair face of Nature was deformed as with the ravages of some loathsome disease.
Related post: Man's Filth.

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