The opening lines of "Things" - Ursula Le Guin

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On the shore of the sea he stood looking out over the long foam-lines far where vague the Islands lifted or were guessed. There, he said to the sea, there lies my kingdom. The sea said to him what the sea says to everybody. As evening moved from behind his back across the water the foam-lines paled and the wind fell, and very far in the west shone a star perhaps, perhaps a light, or his desire for a light.

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christelhelen 8 years, 9 months ago
Oh, its a short story. In the collection called "The Wind's Twelve Quarters"
vmlm 8 years, 9 months ago
This book you mention, "Things", it doesn't exist! And I MUST read it... Tell me it's names precioussss. Tell it to ussss, yesss.

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