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The next instant, back it all rushed again, with still a deeper throb of pain; for, in that brief interval, she had sinned anew.
The sadness of the incomplete--the sadness that is often Life, but should never be Art--throbbed in its disjected phrases, and made the nerves of the audience throb.
The air was full of the throb and hum of machinery pumping air down the shaft.