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Lord of the Flies
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phosphorescence
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Lord of the Flies
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  • The edge of the lagoon became a streak of phosphorescence which advanced minutely, as the great wave of the tide flowed.
  • Occasionally they sang softly; occasionally they turned cartwheels down by the moving streak of phosphorescence.
  • The line of phosphorescence bulged about the sand grains and little pebbles; it held them each in a dimple of tension, then suddenly accepted them with an inaudible syllable and moved on.

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  • She loves to swim in the ocean on nights when phosphorescence shines in her wake.
  • The phosphorescence is caused when movement in the water causes plankton to release tiny pulses of light.

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