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Then we danced about him, more like two savages than anything else, until we got the opening we were looking for, when simulta-neously, our javelins pierced his wild heart, stilling it forever.
He smiled at them with simple and gracious benevolence, and, somehow, the exalted goodness of him seemed to penetrate to their dark and somber souls, shaming them, and from very shame stilling the curses vibrating in their throats.
2) Demolition and re-construction of the spillway chute slabs, chute blocks, and stilling basin.