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generally of a quality of violet I never remember seeing anywhere else. There must have been some chemicals in solution in it. And, as the variegated sky changed through the hues of the spectrum, the lake glowed like a peacock's neck. A number of small rivers wound their ways quietly through deep meadows and fed this still water.
" `I think I could stay here for good,' I remarked one day when the king penguin and I returned from a survey that now had given me a pretty comprehensive idea of the place.
" `We have naturally considered that that might be your wish,' he replied with his usual quiet manner of anticipating my thought. `But before you could think of that you would have to know a great deal more about this place. I suppose there is no place in the world where so much seems to be presented and, in actual fact, so little is given away: The third eyelid flickered several times before he resumed. `You see, though you have seen what I grant is a wonderful appearance, you have, in point of fact, not the slightest idea of what is behind all this.'
" I thought he was going to give me a lecture on the simple life, good, free government, and the general need of being less human and more birdlike. But I was mistaken. He meant, as he always did, precisely what he said. That place was odd, odder than it was lovely, and that is saying as much as one can. His next remark, though a question, was a bit uncanny.
" `Have you ever heard of arctic hysteria?'
" I said I had heard that living north of the arctic circle even the toughest men might become odd and excitable, and might even see and hear things that weren't there. `Yes,' said

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