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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • But at the last moment, while the crowd still hemmed them in, her hand felt for his and gave it a fleeting squeeze.
  • There was no evidence, only fleeting glimpses that might mean anything or nothing: snatches of overheard conversation, faint scribbles on lavatory walls — once, even, when two strangers met, a small movement of the hand which had looked as though it might be a signal of recognition.
  • And he did see them, for a fleeting instant, before the scenery of his mind changed.

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  • Her moments of happiness were few and fleeting.
  • Youth is fleeting.

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