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Lord of the Flies
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  • This side of the castle, perhaps a hundred feet high, was the pink bastion they had seen from the mountain-top.
  • There, where the island petered out in water, was another island; a rock, almost detached, standing like a fort, facing them across the green with one bold, pink bastion.
  • Nothing but what you might expect: pink, tumbled boulders with guano layered on them like icing; and a steep slope up to the shattered rocks that crowned the bastion.

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  • These rules are a bastion against corruption.
  • The universities were the last bastion of freedom, but they were purged of anyone who questioned official propaganda shortly after the coup.

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