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Page 2 - things allied to the insubstantial, wait upon that master feeling; cold, numbness, dreams, perplexity; moonlight itself, with its shadowy and spectral appearances, — that cold ghost of the sun, or Phoebus' sickly sister, like that innutritious one denounced in the Canticles : — I am none of her minions — I hold with the Persian.