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Lord of the Flies
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  • 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.
  • A stain in the darkness, a stain that was Jack, detached itself and began to draw away.
  • Listening carefully, detaching his mind from the swing of the sea, Ralph could make out a familiar rhythm.
  • A flame, seemingly detached, swung like an acrobat and licked up the palm heads on the platform.

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  • She spoke in a cold, detached manner as though she didn’t care about him any more.
  • These days, she seems emotionally detached whenever she talks about him.

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