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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (urth) fountain online
Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 09:00:04 

On Fri, 15 May 1998 m.driussi@genie.com wrote:

> (But I think this energy use is "limited" to the miracles of healing
> and resurrection attributed to the Claw, rather than simple survival
> without food.  In the past I too wondered about the long, lean
> stretch from the shores of the lake to the point where Severian was
> going to cut a haunch of dead destrier, but in the end I concluded
> that he could do it without super powers.  Just imho, fwiw.)

It's been too long for me to remember where that passage comes, but could
it serve as a kind of Christ fasting 40 days in the wilderness episode?
Does he face either major temptation or something that could be called the
beginning of his ministry afterwards?


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