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The road goes ever on and on


J.R.R. Tolkien

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I read my copy of On the Road and dug the scenery whizzing past. On the Road is a semi-autobiographi...
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They stand uncertainly underneath immense skies, and everything about them is drowned.
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I ate apple pie and ice cream—it was getting better as I got deeper into Iowa, the pie bigger, the...
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Somewhere along the line, the pearl would be handed to me.
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The whole town had instantly gone to bed; the only noise now was barking dogs. How could I ever slee...
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I've always looked upon the Ducks as caricature human beings. Perhaps I've been years writing in tha...
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What's Your Road, Man?
JACK KEROUAC
Non avevo niente da offrire a nessuno tranne la mia confusione.
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We all grew up, those of us who took On the Road to heart. We came to cringe a little at our ...
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The road to salvation is filled with many false dark turn-offs, if you take those roads they will le...
GARY F EVANS...
It was evening and would be when I woke. No matter. From the maple tree the Red-tail spoke.
CAMERON CONAWAY
I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disappr...
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Life goes on if you're one of the lucky ones.
JUDY BLUME
When you're on a road trip, anything goes.
CASEY WILSON
But the dust! And the clutter! My housewifely and scholarly instincts were equally offended.
ELIZABETH PETERS
Consensus wisdom has it that all modern commercial fantasy novels fall into two camps: those derived...
PAUL DI FILIPPO
What goes on inside isn't ever the same as what goes on outside.
MARGARET LAURENCE
But when have I ever needed saving?
"Are you a Wendy?" I whisper to myself, scanning the low ro...
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I've always looked upon the Ducks as caricature human beings. Perhaps I've been years writin...
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Rehashing the past wouldn't change anything. Time to move forward.
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The man that I named the Giver passed along to the boy knowledge, history, memories, color, pain, la...
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Paradise!' he screamed. 'The one and only indispensable Paradise.
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...and I realized no matter what you do it’s bound to be a waste of time in the end so you might a...
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The landscape started hard, sharp black mountains over my shoulder and thirsty young saguaros huggin...
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Galatea Dunkel was a tenacious loser.
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Maybe memories should be left the way they are.
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After 1957 On The Road sold a trillion levis and a million espresso coffee machines, and also sent c...
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There is, I am sensible, an age at which every individual of you would choose to stop; and you will ...
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Morning will come, it has no choice.
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Why does man not see things? He is himself standing in the way: he conceals things.
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No one was ever lost on a straight road.
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If you wish to know the road up the mountain, ask the man who goes back and forth on it.
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No one was ever lost on a straight road.
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Sometimes it is easy going.Sometimes it is too difficult but in every situation. Life Goes On! Eithe...
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If you wish to know the road up the mountain, ask the man who goes back and forth on it.
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Plan may fail, life goes on.
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Love what you have,Need what you want. Accept what you receive,Give what you can. Always remember, w...
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Life is more than just chess.
Though king dies, life goes on.
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If you wish to know the road up the mountain, ask the man who goes back and forth on it.
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Don't sacrifice the present and attempt to achieve the impossible- to completely correct the past......
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I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a challenge and it makes things more interesting. ...
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The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has go...
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The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has...
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Maybe we're standing like coins on the edge?"
Allie considered this. "Meaning?"
"Meaning, ...
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Mothers yielding Bibles, contemplating smearing the blood of lamb chops over her doorway. Anything t...
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He's the hardest working guy I've ever been around. He does it religiously every day. He has a routi...
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The Road goes ever on and on Out from the door where it began. Now far ahead the Road has gone, Let ...
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I'd love to write some porn, but I don't know if I have the right engines. When I was a young man an...
NEIL GAIMAN
Fuck Kerouac; he would write his own story.
LINDA COLLISON
Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.
JACK KEROUAC
All I've ever wanted to do was play music and go on the road and make records.
BRODY ARMSTRONG
All I've ever wanted to do was play music and go on the road and make records.
BRODY ARMSTRONG
Lo, life again knocked laughing at the door! The world goes on, goes ever, in and through, And out a...
ROBERT BROWNING
I, a singular proper noun, would go on, if always in a conditional tense.
JOHN GREEN
When bad strikes, most likely you will not get an answer when you ask, “Why?”
Your strengt...
CHARLES F. GLASSMAN
Don't tell me the moon is shining, show me the glint of light on broken glass.
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Roads Go Ever On

Roads go ever ever on,
Over rock and under tree,
By caves wher...
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I am he that walks unseen.
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Move on fast, kiss my a*s
KAYLA HANSELL
Move on fast, kiss my a*s
KAYLA HANSELL
No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side.
TERRY GOODKIND
No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side
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It happens to everyone as they grow up. You find out who you are and what you want, and then you rea...
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Books are, let's face it, better than everything else. If we played cultural Fantasy Boxing League, ...
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There may be situations in life when one finds almost entire man community in network is completely ...
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Verses are not, as people think, feelings (those one has early enough) -- they are experiences. For ...
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Einstein was a giant. His head was in the clouds, but his feet were on the ground. Those of us who a...
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Neither Heaven nor Hell are far from routine. The biggest danger lies in the perception of the proxi...
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It's never nice to lose someone close to you; unfortunately, life goes on, and we have to make p...
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If people elsewhere want to do everything possible to make it to America, people in America must do ...
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You know I blamed Craig for not letting me do things? You know how stupid I feel about that now? May...
STEPHEN CHBOSKY
I had turned away from the picture and was going back to the world where events move, men change, li...
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A good book isn't written, it's rewritten.
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Man on Wire
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Life becomes easier when you learn to accept an apology you never got.
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What is less often noticed is that it is precisely the kind of moral instruction that parents are co...
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Judgement is the forbidden objectivization of the other person which destroys single-minded love. I ...
DIETRICH BONHOEFFER
Merry Christmas.” he says quietly, pulling something from his back pocket.
I frown in confusi...
TRACEY WARD
Rumors said that if he got drunk enough, he sometimes got his jollies by stripping naked and scaring...
ILONA ANDREWS
Why should I shatter your wonderful fantasy with my boring reality? ~ Evie Snow
CARRIE HOPE FLETCHER
I am who I say I am,
I'm not some fantasy
of how you think you think you know
or who ...
JAMES HOWE
... I don't believe in ghosts - not the scary white sheet, boogie-woogie type of ghost anyway. And y...
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We think a flower on a cliff is beautiful Because we stop our feet at the cliff's edge Unable to ste...
SOSUKE AIZEN
Einstein was a giant. His head was in the clouds, but his feet were on the ground. Those of us who a...
RICHARD FEYNMAN
Next time I expect you to act a little friendlier and remember that we would like to get out of here...
TRACEY WARD
He felt as if his heart had dried up. I needed her he thought. I needed someone like her to fill the...
HARUKI MURAKAMI
He lived in sight of both worlds, but he looked toward the unknown. And he was a scholar.... You can...
ELIZABETH GILBERT
You can't look back - you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your fu...
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You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months over-analyzing a situation; trying to put ...
TUPAC SHAKUR
Take a second out to think about this: in your life you search and search for the right person for y...
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If you are not 15 minutes early, then you are late.
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In your dreams, you will find in the ocean of your memory that people from the past will come and vi...
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It was at this point that Bilbo stopped. Going on from there was the bravest thing he ever did. The ...
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You certainly usually find something if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were ...
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Si addormentò subito profondamente, dimenticando tutte le sue preoccupazioni fino al mattino. Per l...
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The treacherous are ever distrustful.
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Eomer said, 'How is a man to judge what to do in such times?'
As he has ever judged,' said Arag...
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Do we walk in legends or on the green earth in the daylight?'

A man may do both,' said Ar...
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And sometimes you didn't want to know the end… because how could the end be happy?
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And the ship went out into the High Sea and passed into the West, until at last on a night of rain F...
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Well, here at last, dear friends, on the shores of the Sea comes the end of our fellowship in Middle...
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At length the Lady Galadriel released them from her eyes, and she smiled. ‘Do not let your hearts ...
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Farewell, and may the blessing of Elves and Men and all Free Folk go with you.
May the stars sh...
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For so sworn good or evil an oath may not be broken and it shall pursue oathkeeper and oathbreaker t...
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I have no help to send, therefore I must go myself.
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Aragorn: Hold your ground, hold your ground. Sons of Gondor, of Rohan, my brothers. I see in your ey...
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But whenever I say that I will do this or that, it looks very different when the time comes.
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He [Bilbo] used often to say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs we...
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The Eleven king looked sternly upon Thorin, when he was brought before him, and asked him many quest...
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The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts...
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And so they stood on the walls of the City of Gondor, and a great wind rose and blew, and their hair...
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wandering in the summer in the woods of Neldoreth [Beren] came upon Lúthien, daughter of Thingol an...
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Indeed if fish had fish-lore and Wise-fish, it is probable that the business of anglers would be ver...
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Even when a prohibition in a fairy-story is guessed to be derived from some taboo once practised lon...
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"Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkenss." ~
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A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid.
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Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate.
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Oft hope is born when all is forlorn.
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I have claimed that Escape is one of the main functions of fairy-stories, and since I do not disappr...
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So it begins.
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Now and again he spoke to those that served him and thanked them in their own language. They smiled ...
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My armor is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thund...
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PIPPIN: I didn't think it would end this way.

GANDALF: End? No, the journey doesn't end h...
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Farewell," they cried, "Wherever you fare till your eyries receive you at the journey's end!" That i...
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The way is shut. It was made by those who are Dead, and the Dead keep it, until the time comes. The ...
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Fare well we call to hearth and hall
Though wind may blow and rain may fall
We must away e...
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As the hound follows the hare, never ceasing in its running, ever drawing nearer in the chase, with ...
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A box without hinges, key, or lid,
Yet golden treasure inside is hid.
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May the hair on your toes never fall out!
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You have nice manners for a thief and a liar," said the dragon.
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The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places.
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Never laugh at live dragons, Bilbo you fool!
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Truly songs and tales fall utterly short of the reality, O Smaug the Chiefest and greatest of Calami...
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No dragon can resist the fascination of riddling talk and of wasting time trying to understand it.
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For myself, I find I become less cynical rather than more--remembering my own sins and follies; and ...
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For like a shaft, clear and cold, the thought pierced him that in the end the Shadow was only a smal...
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We have come from God, and inevitably the myths woven by us, though they contain error, will also re...
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I don’t know,’ said Frodo. ‘It came to me then, as if I was making it up; but I may have heard...
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It was Sam's first view of a battle of Men against Men, and he did not like it much. He was glad tha...
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For if joyful is the fountain that rises in the sun, its springs are in the wells of sorrow unfathom...
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The others cast themselves down upon the fragrant grass, but Frodo stood awhile still lost in wonder...
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What a pity that Bilbo did not stab that vile creature, when he had a chance!'
Pity? It was Pit...
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I thought all the trees were whispering to each other, passing news and plots along in an unintellig...
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He never had any real hope in the affair from the beginning;but being a cheerful hobbit he had not n...
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Getting rid of dragons is not at all in my line, but I will do my best to think about it. Personally...
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Books ought to have good endings.
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I wish I was at home in my nice hole by the fire, with the kettle just beginning to sing!
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some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in j...
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Through Rohan over fen and field where the long grass grows
The West Wind goes walking, and abo...
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Journey’s end

In western lands beneath the Sun
The flowers may rise in Spring,
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I cordially dislike allegory in all its manifestations, and always have done so since I grew old and...
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Short cuts make long delays,’ argued Pippin.
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Ring a ding dillo del! derry, del, my hearties! If you come soon you'll find breakfast on the table....
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Indeed in nothing is the power of the Dark Lord more clearly shown than in the estrangement that div...
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Bilbo’s Last Song

Day is ended, dim my eyes,
But journey long before me lies.
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It was an evil doom that set her in his path. For she is a fair maiden, fairest lady of a house of q...
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All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is stro...
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End? No, the journey doesn't end here. Death is just another path. One that we all must take.
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