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  • …large-faced King and the fair-faced Queen came in their golden coach, attended by the shining Bull’s Eye of their Court, a glittering multitude of laughing ladies and fine lords; and in jewels and silks and powder and splendour and elegantly spurning figures and handsomely disdainful faces of both sexes, the mender of roads bathed himself, so much to his temporary intoxication, that he cried Long live the King, Long live the Queen, Long live everybody and everything! as if he had never…

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  • Her father—spurned and rejected and lovelorn?
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • I wanted to spurn the Herondale name because I thought I hated my father, but I don’t hate him.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire

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