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The Smiths – I Know It’s Over (1986)

He crawled along the floor, unable to lift his weakened body, his spirit depleted. There was nothing left of him now. He had given everything of himself; his soul, his body to this ideal. It gave nothing back in return or so it seemed in the eye of his slow dark collapse. For it had given him something. Something which he could never extract from religion, it had stirred within him a burning, a selfless devotion that had once seemed impossible.

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