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[[image: drawing of a "NASM" flag]]

I was coming and was unable to stop I began to [[?]] catastrophe I came up against it with a bang which not only jarred me but [[strikethrough]] caused me no pain [[/strikethrough]] meanly upset me though giving me no painful sensation. I heard a general noise inside as when a one drops a clock and the spring unwinds - but be they as I may be I was stopped.

[[strikethrough]] But [[/strikethrough]] what I saw inside the fence so interested. Now one that I soon forgot about my troubles and only wished to be on the other side of that fence.

It seemed strange to me that if that path was as well used and trodden and also on the other side right up to the fence that there was no opening at the spot. Getting down on my knees to examine closely I found that what I had taken to be a simple board was in reality a gate if you will and could be lifted up. I had no sooner touched this board that I found that either the gate grew large or I grew small - which I was never quite [[strikethrough]] sure [[/strikethrough]] knew but rather held to the latter because once on this other side the wall upon which 
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