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    Sterile heavens

    Hi,

    Does the sterile heavens in the text below mean a clear sky with no cloud?

    We toiled on between the desolate rocks and the sterile heavens, breathing an air that became thin and painful to the lungs, as if from some admixture of cosmic ether. At high noon we reached an open pass, and saw before us, at the end of a long and vertiginous perspective, the city that had been described as an unnamed ruin in a volumne antedating all other known books.

    C.A.Smith, The Primal City, 1934

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    Re: Sterile heavens

    Yes, I would think so.
    "Invading armies have no rights." Noam Chomsky

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