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The Scarlet Letter
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  • At every step he was incited to do some strange, wild, wicked thing or other, with a sense that it would be at once involuntary and intentional, in spite of himself, yet growing out of a profounder self than that which opposed the impulse.

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  • Murder, assault, escape, possession of a weapon, inciting a riot, drug possession, and one perfect catch-all: "conduct which disrupts or interferes with the orderly running of the institution or the BOP."
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • "I take it you won’t be saying anything that will incite me to give you trouble this semester, Mr. Mulligan?"
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless

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