The question shot like lightning across a tumultuous sky; and suddenly the clouded horror of my mind condensed into
a vivid realisation of my own danger.
She was no longer the milkmaid, but a visionary essence of woman--a whole sex condensed into
one typical form.
There was, no doubt, a certain amount of absurdity in applying this title (which, as of course you see without my telling you, was nothing but 'your Royal Highness' condensed into
one syllable) to a small creature whose father was merely the Warden of Outland: still, large excuse must be made for a man who had passed several years at the Court of Fairyland, and had there acquired the almost impossible art of pronouncing five syllables as one.
Bringing together seemingly numberless objects and images and accompanied by an exhaustive catalogue, the project was comprehensively condensed into
a kind of microcosm.
Along with the newly forged metals, the first supernovas also blew out 99 percent of the gas that hadn't yet condensed into
an overbearing fantasy, the scene becomes a kind of nightmarish theme park where one might go mad from nonstop, never-ending enjoyment.