Alas, Babylon

How does Alice discover the meaning of Mark's telegram in Chapter Two, and what does the author say she really fears?

how does alice discover the meaning of marks telogram in chapter two and what does the author say she realy fears?

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Alice discovered the meaning of the telegram in the Bible.

From the first stack, religious and spiritual works in steady demand, she brought down the King James Bible. She believed she would find the words in Revelation, and she did. She read two verses, lips moving, words murmuring in her throat:

And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her,

shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon,

that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

The author fears the day of judgement.


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