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Teutons
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The Great Gatsby
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  • I never saw this great-uncle, but I’m supposed to look like him — with special reference to the rather hard-boiled painting that hangs in father’s office I graduated from New Haven in 1915, just a quarter of a century after my father, and a little later I participated in that delayed Teutonic migration known as the Great War.

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  • When Rome defeated the Teutons, many of the married women committed mass suicide rather than become Roman slaves.
  • Sophie kept her eyes shut as the flow of his weird Nazi grammar, with its outlandishly overheated images of clumps of succulent Teutonic word-bloat, moved its way up through the tributaries of her mind, nearly drowning her reason.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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