The city might be savage, stray dogs might share the streets with grimy urchins whose blank eyes reflected the knowledge that they might soon be covered over, blinded forever, by the same two pennies just begged from some gentleman, and no one in the fuming, fulminous boulevards of trade might know who actually ran Ambergris—or, if anyone ran it at all, but, like a renegade clock, it ran on and wound itself heedless, empowered by the insane weight of its own inertia, the weight of its own citizenry.
Meek Nature's evening comment on the shows That for oblivion take their daily birth From all the fuming vanities of earth.william wordsworth
There's Wyndham Lewis fuming out of sight, That lonely old volcano of the Right.wyndham lewis
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