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  • It is impossible to express with what acuteness I felt the convict's breathing, not only on the back of my head, but all along my spine.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Not because I was squeezed in at an acute angle of the tablecloth, with the table in my chest, and the Pumblechookian elbow in my eye, nor because I was not allowed to speak (I didn't want to speak), nor because I was regaled with the scaly tips of the drumsticks of the fowls, and with those obscure corners of pork of which the pig, when living, had had the least reason to be vain.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: acute vision
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