When he came to kill his brother as one kills a beast of the field he sensed the deed before he fulfilled it and there was no thorn of envy in him Before he was created the voices whispered and the sign was engraved to be his guide; mead-libhe carried out a slave's mission for his master and was punished for not having tried to revolt; the good and the evil, equally were part of the command but he heard the voice only and not the silence bent like an arc to his heart

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