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But when I saw these sleek, shiny carcasses shimmering in the sunlight as they emerged from the ocean, shaking their giant heads; when I saw the waters roll from their sinuous bodies in miniature waterfalls as they glided hither and thither, now upon the surface, now half submerged; as I saw them meet, open-mouthed, hissing and snorting, in their titanic and interminable warring I realized how futile is man's poor, weak imagination by comparison with Nature's incredible genius.
He could never weld the warring factions of the disrupted federation.
For the first time he heard of socialism, anarchism, and single tax, and learned that there were warring social philosophies.
Much of the Wild had been lost, so that to them the Wild was the unknown, the terrible, the ever-menacing and ever warring.
They thought of it as a land of wild mountains and glens, a land of mists and cloud, a land where wild chieftains ruled over still wilder clans, who, in their lonely valleys and sea-girt islands, were for ever warring against each other.
In these trench habitations I saw a survival of the military trenches which formed so famous a part of the operation of the warring nations during the twentieth century.
How delightful was that still night, after having been so long involved in the din of the warring elements!