An Impossible Quest: 16

Save My Place | Load My Place
Epic of Gilgamesh : Tablet XI
[Utnapishtim continues...] "I looked around all day long—quiet had set in and all the human beings had turned to clay! The terrain was as flat as a roof. I opened a vent and fresh air (daylight!) fell upon the side of my nose. I fell to my knees and sat weeping, tears streaming down the side of my nose."