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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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residue
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • They simply swallowed everything, and what they swallowed did them no harm, because it left no residue behind, just as a grain of corn will pass undigested through the body of a bird.

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  • We made small talk, the cops and I, about the July Fourth fireworks and the weather, while my hands were tested for gunshot residue and the slick inside of my cheek was cotton-tipped.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • This time, I got a new kind of twinge in my gut, ever so faint, as if a hollow had been here and gone, and I was sensing its residue.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City

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