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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • It was in the Park, on a vile, biting day in March, when the earth was like iron and all the grass seemed dead and there was not a bud anywhere except a few crocuses which had pushed themselves up to be dismembered by the wind.

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  • The tiger dismembered the tourist.
  • The country is being dismembered on ethnic lines.

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