Samuel Beckett
Digital Manuscript Project
Stirrings Still / Soubresauts

MS-UoR-2934

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without memory of the scene

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Likewise their whenceabouts no more to be
determined out of doors than hardly to
be wondered at within.

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sought help in the thought that
perhaps his memory of outdoors
was perhaps at fault & found
it of none.

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from even the very heart
of which

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Curse same
hell inward eye of solitude

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recourse to those remains

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probabilism

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look inwards

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and then a little later as if to make up for this some way to increase his trouble.
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more
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to make matters worse
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or more closely
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like Walter with crossed legs and cross his legs
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[A] .. nor indeed any wish of any kind
nor therefore any sorrow save
the wish that the old longing
for the chimes to cease and
the cries for good and sorrow
that they did not.

that he would have preferred
the chimes to cease & the cries
for good & was sorry that
they did not.
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The chimes now
faint now clear as if carried
by the wind but not a breath
and the cries now faint now clear.
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