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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • But, Mr. Darnay, oblivion is not so easy to me, as you represent it to be to you.
  • Another pause of oblivion, and he awoke in the sombre morning, unconscious where he was or what had happened, until it flashed upon his mind, "this is the day of my death!"
  • …some compatriot who could exercise a privilege that I in my own time have known the boldest people afraid to speak of in a whisper, across the water there; for instance, the privilege of filling up blank forms for the consignment of any one to the oblivion of a prison for any length of time; if his wife had implored the king, the queen, the court, the clergy, for any tidings of him, and all quite in vain;—then the history of your father would have been the history of this unfortunate…

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  • And if he kept his eye peeled quickly he would see himself, an instant before oblivion,
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  • The ache inside Thomas was deep and gnawing, and he tried to sink further into oblivion.
    James Dashner  --  The Scorch Trials

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