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timbox2.0
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Timbox is back!
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28-Nov-2010, 5:29 PM

Well, I'll read you this excerpt from a Wagner's Ring cycle article from a December 1898 issue of Scribner's Magazine:

"Deep in the darkness falls the flood,

Falls the flow of the waving waters

Billowly black, and the three Rhine--

Daughters sink in the gulf of the Rhine below,

And worlds of water fail and fall----

Light is lost in the purple pall,

Gone the Rhine-gold's gleam and glow,

Wakes the woe of the wan-world's will,

Laughs the Nibelung far and shrill----

He who the light of love renouncing,

Wins the will of the world his own,

Works of the red Rhine-gold, his ring!"

So, what does it read like? What did it describes?