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  There was his one leg, and next to it, the rug flapped loose. Then looking, he felt his leg not there; he felt it go, slowly….  He felt that he had no leg.


- Nadine Gordimer, “The Soft Voice of the Serpent” (X)

There was his one leg, and next to it, the rug flapped loose. Then looking, he felt his leg not there; he felt it go, slowly…. He felt that he had no leg.

- Nadine Gordimer, “The Soft Voice of the Serpent” (X)

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    I’m still confused WHAT made him loose his leg. Was it crushed? severed? burned?
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