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Lord of the Flies
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  • There was no solemn assembly for debate nor dignity of the conch.
  • The fair boy said this solemnly; but then the delight of a realized ambition overcame him.
  • Again came the solemn communion of shining eyes in the gloom.
  • Then we’d be, you know, very solemn, and someone would say we ought to build a jet, or a submarine, or a TV set.
  • Ralph nodded solemnly.
  • "Meat—" The littluns sat, solemnly thinking of meat, and dribbling.
  • Piggy said nothing but nodded, solemnly.
  • "So leave the mountain alone," said the chief, solemnly, "and give it the head if you go hunting."
  • He knelt there, his fist clenched, gazing solemnly from one to the other.
  • Piggy considered this solemnly.

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  • He took a solemn oath.
  • Everyone was solemn at the funeral.

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