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Fahrenheit 451
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Fahrenheit 451
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  • Perhaps the merest flourish of light and motion in the sky.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His hand had done it all, his hand, with a brain of its own, with a conscience and a curiosity in each trembling finger, had turned thief… Now, it plunged the book back under his arm, pressed it tight to sweating armpit, rushed out empty, with a magician's flourish!  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: dismissed them with a flourish
as in: the business is flourishing
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