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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • If the remainder of the school year were as fraught with drama as the first day, perhaps it would be mildly entertaining, but the prospect of spending nine months refraining from reading and writing made me think of running away.

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  • He had a theory on this subject, actually, entitled the Rejection Minimization Theorem (RMT): The act of leaning in to kiss someone, or asking to kiss them, is fraught with the possibility of rejection, so the person least likely to get rejected should do the leaning in or the asking.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines
  • "Mae, your dad’s just trying to say that our lives are already pretty fraught, and we have our hands full just working, paying bills and taking care of the health stuff.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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