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1  Such a message is naturally veiled and half articulate.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
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2  And now and then it blazes forth in veiled but hot anger.
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3  And there in the King's Highways sat and sits a figure veiled and bowed, by which the traveller's footsteps hasten as they go.
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4  And yet all did not go smoothly between them, for the younger man could not and did not veil his contempt for the little town, and plainly had his heart set on New York.
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5  Then it dawned upon me with a certain suddenness that I was different from the others; or like, mayhap, in heart and life and longing, but shut out from their world by a vast veil.
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6  I had thereafter no desire to tear down that veil, to creep through; I held all beyond it in common contempt, and lived above it in a region of blue sky and great wandering shadows.
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7  He died at eventide, when the sun lay like a brooding sorrow above the western hills, veiling its face; when the winds spoke not, and the trees, the great green trees he loved, stood motionless.
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8  So wofully unorganized is sociological knowledge that the meaning of progress, the meaning of "swift" and "slow" in human doing, and the limits of human perfectability, are veiled, unanswered sphinxes on the shores of science.
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