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Lord of the Flies
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  • Piggy bumped into him and a twin grabbed him as he made for the oblong of paling stars.
  • An oblong of blackness relieved with brilliant spangles hung before them and there was the hollow sound of surf on the reef.
  • The darkness, save for the useless oblong of stars, was blanket-thick.

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  • First came ten soldiers carrying clubs; these were all shaped like the three gardeners, oblong and flat, with their hands and feet at the corners: next the ten courtiers; these were ornamented all over with diamonds, and walked two and two, as the soldiers did.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  • It was oblong and white with rounded edges.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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